Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon has agreed to a three-year, $54.5 million contract extension through the 2022-23 season, according to league sources on ESPN Friday night.
Gordon’s deal – which starts in the 2020-21 season – includes a $20.9 million season in 2023-24 that would guarantee the Rockets and Gordon an All-Star team or if the Rockets make win a championship in NBA before his contract expired, according to league sources.
The Houston Chronicle first reported the contract.
Gordon, 30, will enter the final year of his contract in 2019-20, worth $14 million.
Gordon averaged nearly 17 points in his three seasons with the Rockets, including an Sixth Man of the Year award.
Gordon is part of a nucleus that includes James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Clint Capela who are expected to compete against strong teams in the Western Conference.