Forward-center Christian Wood will reportedly leave the Pistons and head to the Rockets. While the Pistons are rebuilding, the Rockets have been a solid playoff team under James Harden’s leadership, but could be headed for a breakup. It’s an interesting situation to join. Here’s the Detroit News:
Wood agreed Friday night to a three-year deal for $41 million with the Houston Rockets, a league source confirmed to The Detroit News. The deal cannot be signed until Sunday afternoon, when the NBA moratorium on free agency ends.
Wood, 25, became one of the top targets in free agency after averaging 22.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc in his final 13 games. He finished the season with career highs of 29, 30 and 32 points in three of the last four games.