Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Thursday morning that Terry Rozier and the Charlotte Hornets agreed to a four-year, $97 million max contract extension. The contract will keep the veteran guard in the Queen City through the 2025-26 season. He had one year left on his current contract before becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2022.
Rozier just wrapped up his second season with the Hornets, where he averaged a career-high 20.4 points per game on 45% shooting from the field. He also shot 38.9% from three-point range on a career-high 8.3 attempts per game. Rozier also averaged 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.
The 27-year-old combo guard joined the Hornets in the summer of 2019 via a sign-and-trade involving Kemba Walker, who signed with the Celtics. Rozier will start alongside LaMelo Ball in the backcourt this upcoming season. After getting eliminated by the Pacers in the play-in tournament last season, Charlotte currently has +175 odds to make the playoffs in the 2021-22 season.