A look at Danté Exum's unique NBA contract and the season that lies ahead

Fresh off a historical bronze medal at the Olympics, Exum's NBA career has received a second wind in Houston. What is expected of him with the Rockets?

Danté Exum’s NBA career appeared to reach a crossroads at the conclusion of the 2020-21 season, after a calf ailment —the latest in a long list of untimely injuries— limited him to just six appearances. When he later made the Australian Boomers squad for the Tokyo Olympics in the NBA offseason, one could have been forgiven for thinking he was simply co…

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