With just days before free agency begins in the NBA, the Clippers are reportedly expected to land a five-time All-Star. Rockets guard John Wall, the No. overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, will reportedly be bought out of the final year of his contract, allowing him to sign with any team he chooses to sign with in free agency.
The Rockets and Wall, 31, reached a mutual decision for the veteran guard not to play last season with Houston in the early stages of a rebuild. The Rockets instead prioritized the development of young guards Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green, so Wall did not fit in the franchise's plans despite his $44.3 million salary. Wall averaged 20.6 points and 6.9 assists in 40 games for the Rockets in 2020-21, proving that he could still perform at a high level after missing the previous season and a half...
Wall and the Rockets are reportedly looking to agree on a contract buyout.