Reports: Sefolosha, Rockets agree to 1-year deal

Field Level Media

September 20, 2019 at 6:04 pm.

The Houston Rockets and forward Thabo Sefolosha have agreed to a fully guaranteed one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, ESPN sources confirmed on Friday.

Sefolosha, 35, will be reunited with former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Sefolosha played six seasons for the Thunder, from 2008-14.

Last season, his second with the Utah Jazz, Sefolosha dealt with hamstring and hip issues. He played only 50 games and averaged 3.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 12.2 minutes. He’s considered an efficient 3-point shooter, making 35.2 percent of his career attempts, including 43.6 percent last season.

Sefolosha, a 13-year NBA veteran, also played for the Chicago Bulls (2006-09) and the Atlanta Hawks (2014-17).

In 828 career games (475 starts), he has averaged 5.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists.

The New York Times first reported the agreement.