Rockets re-sign Dante Exum

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Antonis Stroggylakis

19/Sep/21 15:20

This offseason has been pretty sweet for Dante Exum who stays with the Houston Rockets.

By Eurohoops team /

Dante Exum has re-signed with the Houston Rockets, the team announced. The Australian forward was acquired by the Rockets on January via a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers but didn’t manage to play any games due to a knee injury.

Earlier this summer, Exum became an Olympic medalist when the Australian Boomers won the bronze medal in Tokyo.

Per Rockets:

The Houston Rockets today announced they have re-signed guard Danté Exum.

Exum (6-5, 214) was originally the fifth overall pick by Utah in the 2014 NBA Draft.  He was acquired by Houston from Cleveland as part of a four-team trade on Jan. 16, 2021.  Over the past four seasons, Exum averaged 14.0 points, 4.9 assists, and 4.3 rebounds per 36 minutes played.

While helping Australia to a bronze medal at the Olympics this summer, Exum averaged 9.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and 2.8 apg in 20.7 mpg.  He also shot 56.7% from the floor and 60.0% from 3-point range.

Photo: FIBA