Guard Sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, that the player option worth $47.4 millions was exercised for the 2022/23 season.
According to sources, the Rockets will continue looking for trade opportunities in the coming weeks. They are also expected to work with Wall on contract buyouts if they can't find one.
Wall, 31 years old, arrived in Houston through a deal with Washington.The Prior to the 2020-21 season. Wall missed the entire 2019-20 season due to an Achilles tear. He played 40 games for the Rockets in the 2020-21 season, scoring 20.6 points per game and assisting with 6.9 assists. Wall and the Rockets agreed to suspend him late in season in order to protect his health and trade value.
Rockets' determination to build around a backcourt of 2021 No. 2nd overall pickAnd Wall was left without a starting position, and both Wall and Houston decided that a bench job for him would not be in the best interests of the team.
Wall, who was a five-time All-Star, was only able to play 113 games during the three seasons 2017-18 to 2020-21, due to several serious injuries, including the Achilles injury.