Former Celtics center Fernando signs long-term deal with Rockets

2022-10-03 13:51

Former Celtics center Fernando signs long-term deal with Rockets

According to ESPN's well-known sports reporter Adrian Wojnarowski's report, former Boston Celtics center Bruno Fernando, 24, reached a cooperation agreement with the Houston Rockets today , and will sign a four- term contract. Annual contract worth $10.9 million.

Fernando was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 34th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft, and was then traded to the Atlanta Hawks to start his league career. After playing for two seasons, he was selected in August last year. Sent to the Celtics in a 3-team trade with the Sacramento Kings.

He played in 20 games for the Celtics last season, but averaged 0.9 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.2 assists in 2.9 minutes while shooting 50 percent from the field.

With the NBA trade deadline approaching in February this year, the Celtics moved Fernando, 29-year-old guard Dennis Schroder and 30-year-old center veteran Enes Kanter Liberty to the trade zone, bringing them to the trade zone. Traded to the Rockets for 30-year-old forward Daniel Theis.

Fernando also represented the Rockets in the latter part of the regular season last season, averaging 6.9 points, 4 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.1 steals and 0.8 blocks in 9.4 minutes in 10 games. 70.7%. Fernando only played for the team for the longest 2 seasons in his 4-year career, averaging no more than 13 minutes per game.

Fernando signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Rockets this offseason and will be eligible to participate in the Rockets' fall training camp and preseason before the start of the new season. And now he has won a lineup spot in the new season and won a long-term contract with the Rockets who are rebuilding the lineup. He is expected to shine in the new NBA season from 2022 to 2023.

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