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Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets have agreed on a four-year, $35 million deal. The contract is guaranteed for the rest of this season and the Rockets will have team options in July of each of the next three years, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Lithuanian player can return to the team once he passes his physicals. The signing comes days after Houston matched the Brooklyn Nets’ offer sheet to the player.
The 26-year-old big man remained a restricted free agent after opting to let the Rockets’ qualifying offer expire on October 1st. He then signed a four-year offer sheet with the Nets. Still, the Rockets reserved and exercised the right to match Nets’ offer.