John Wall has agreed to a buyout with the Houston Rockets and is ready to join a title contender once free agency opens.
The former All-Star guard picked up his player option for next season, worth $47.4M, and will give back approximately $7M in salary to become a free agent.
John Wall is now able to sign with a title contender and fight for a championship. And according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, this is what is going to happen. Once free agency opens and he clears waivers, Wall will join the Los Angeles Clippers.
Other teams are calling to pursue Wall in free agency, but his intention is to join the Clippers, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/6aSX4UfLBc
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 28, 2022
John Wall got traded to the Rockets in December 2020 and averaged 20.6 points and 6.9 assists in 40 games in the 2020/21 season.
He then sat out the entire 2021/22 season, after reaching an agreement with Houston front office to not play a single game until he gets traded.
Five-time NBA All-Star John Wall will secure a buyout with the Houston Rockets and become an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell @YahooSports.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 28, 2022