Jason Terry confirms Rockets told him they will not bring him back next season

Associated Press

The Jet is going to be landing somewhere other than Houston next season.

The Rockets extended the contract of James Harden this summer, then rolled the dice on Eric Gordon‘s health to get more shooting — but that will soak up most of the minutes at the two guard spot (assuming Gordon and Pablo Prigioni play together off the bench). They will not need the services of Jason Terry, something Terry himself confirmed to Justin Termine of Sirius XM NBA Radio.

Terry has said he wants to play a couple more years then jump into a front office (or maybe coaching) job.

He averaged 12.1 points a game and shot 35.6 percent from three for the Rockets last season, numbers that will likely decline as he turns 39 next season.

Nobody has snapped him up yet, but at the very least he’s the kind of veteran that teams will turn to in training camp or during the season when they are hit by an injury, or a player did not pan out as they expected and they need more guard depth. I’d be surprised not to see him back in the NBA next season.