WEDNESDAY, 7:44pm: Daniels’ contract is for the minimum, totaling $1,763,758 over the two years, per the updated Rockets salary sheet by Mark Deeks of ShamSports.com.
TUESDAY, 6:46pm: It’s for a total of $2MM over two years, writes Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle.
MONDAY, 5:41pm: The Rockets have reached an agreement to re-sign restricted free agent guard Troy Daniels, reports Shams Charania of RealGM (Twitter link). The contract is for two years and is fully guaranteed, reports Charania. Financial terms of the were not disclosed. Daniels had also received interest from the Mavericks, Spurs, Grizzlies, and Pelicans.
Houston had turned down their team option on Daniels, and instead extended him a qualifying offer. Daniels was originally scheduled to make the one-year veteran’s minimum of $816,482 on the option next season.
The Rockets had signed Daniels shortly after the trade deadline, cutting Ronnie Brewer to make room. He only appeared in five regular season games, but lit up the D-League, putting up 21.9 PPG and shooting 40.1% from behind the arc. Daniels then emerged as a key rotation player in the playoffs, averaging 7.8 PPG and nailing an impressive 53.3% of his three-pointers in the final four games of Houston’s first-round loss to the Blazers.