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Donatas Motiejunas led the Rockets with 25 points while Terrence Ross scored 21 for Toronto.
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Houston Rockets waive Luis Scola

The Rockets did the unthinkable -- they waived one of their top players from the past few seasons. Find out why they did it.

Cutting Scola necessary, still tough to swallow

HOUSTON Luis Scola spoke with a sincerity that even his coarse Spanish accent could not mask. When he opened his mouth to respond to a question, one could guarantee authenticity from the ensuing words. When the Rockets honored Scola as a member of their All-Decade Team of the 2000s on April 26, his humility was genuine. He shared that honor with Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady, Shane...

Rockets are doing ... something

The Rockets want you to notice them. They really do. That is about the only way you can explain the cry for attention Houston has subjected itself to this offseason so far. From amassing draft picks, to reportedly signing Jeremy Lin to an offer sheet, to going after Dwight Howard, the Rockets have been active. But for what purpose? This was a team after all that missed the Playoffs...

Rockets waive Scola

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets waived forward Luis Scola on Friday, clearing more salary space with a major move in mind. The one-time use of the amnesty clause allows Scola to leave without his remaining contract counting against the team's salary cap or luxury tax. Scola is due to make about 21 million over the next three seasons. A fan favorite in Houston, the 6-foot...

Report: Dwight Howard Trade Being Reworked by Rockets, Who Would Take on More Long-Term Salary

The Houston Rockets have long been considered a potential suitor for Dwight Howard as the Orlando Magic look to deal the disgruntled center, and they're reportedly ramping up their efforts to obtain the six-time All-Star. The Rockets have reconstructed their trade proposal for Howard, vowing to take back more long-term salary from the Magic than before, according to ESPN.com...

Rockets amnesty Scola, lining up run at Howard

The Houston Rockets are scrambling to clear the salary cap space required to absorb the high-priced contracts Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan wants to unload to any team that takes All-NBA center Dwight Howard via trade. The Rockets dealt point guard Kyle Lowry to the Toronto Raptors and used the amnesty provision to waive power forward Luis Scola and the three years...

Rockets Reportedly Working On Dwight Howard Trade, But There Is One Major Problem

Almost nobody hopped into free agency more aggressively than the Houston Rockets. As soon as teams could tender offer sheets to restricted free agents, the Rockets went submitted bids on center Omer Asik and point guard Jeremy Lin. The Rockets did so knowing that the Asik's and Lin's respective teams, the Bulls and Knicks, probably would match, but hoping they would not....

Suns win bidding for F Scola

The Phoenix Suns have won the bidding for forward Luis Scola and used the amnesty clause to cut forward Josh Childress. A fan favorite in Houston, the 6-foot-9 Scola averaged 14.5 points and 7.7 rebounds in five seasons with the Rockets. He grabbed 2,984 rebounds to rank ninth on Houston's career list. But the Rockets used the amnesty option to waive Scola on Friday. The rugged...

Suns win rights to Scola

The Phoenix Suns were awarded the rights to Luis Scola on Sunday by submitting the highest bid for the free agent forward, according to multiple reports. Scola was waived by the Rockets on Friday via the amnesty provision, and several teams, including Dallas and Cleveland, submitted bids for Scola, according to NBA.com. The Suns had to submit a bid of at least $3.3 million per...

Suns win bidding for Luis Scola

The Phoenix Suns have won the bidding for forward Luis Scola and used the amnesty clause to cut forward Josh Childress. A fan favorite in Houston, the 6-foot-9 Scola averaged 14.5 points and 7.7 rebounds in five seasons with the Rockets. He grabbed 2,984 rebounds to rank ninth on Houston's career list. But the Rockets used the amnesty option to waive Scola on Friday. The rugged...

Hakeem to help with Rockets' Howard dream

Step 1 would be Houston acquiring Dwight Howard. Then it would be Hakeem Olajuwon's turn. "I'm Step 2," the Hall of Fame center said Friday. Olajuwon said he has been asked by the Rockets to talk to Howard about signing to remain long-term with Houston if a deal goes through to get the star center from Orlando. Olajuwon, who starred for the Rockets from 1984-2001...

Report: Lin signs Rockets' offer sheet

A person with direct knowledge of the move says Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has signed an offer sheet with the Houston Rockets.
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