Found June 24, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
  The Sacramento Kings own the #5 pick and the Toronto Raptors have the #8 pick; Houston Rockets own the #14 and #16 picks and are possibly offering Kyle Lowry to retain either top 10 pick in an attempt to draft Andre Drummond according to Chad Ford. Although sources stressed that no deal is imminent, [...]

2012 NBA Rumor Central: Houston Rockets offering Kyle Lowry, picks to Kings for Tyreke Evans and #5 pick

  Another Houston Rockets rumor — which shouldn’t come as a surprise — and this one involves Kyle Lowry and Houston’s #14, #16 pick to Sacramento for Tyreke Evans and the #5 pick. Draft Express reported this rumor and twitter: Sources say Houston has an offer of Lowry, the #14 and #16 picks for Tyreke Evans [...]

Rockets Offer Lowry, 14th, 16th Picks To Kings For Evans, 5th Selection

The Rockets have offered Kyle Lowry along with the No. 14 and No. 16 picks to the Kings in exchange for Tyreke Evans and the No. 5 pick.

Wolves trade No. 18 pick for Budinger

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade the No. 18 overall pick in Thursday's draft to the Houston Rockets for Chase Budinger and the rights to Lior Eliyahu, according to a league source. Budinger, a small forward, has spent his entire career with the Rockets after being traded to Houston on draft night in 2009 from Detroit. He was the 44th overall pick...

Rockets targeting Dwight Howard?

The Rockets reportedly are doing what they can to try and lure Dwight Howard to Houston. Is it possible for them to get him?

Rockets reportedly pushing for Dwight Howard

Amid national reports that the Rockets are trying to work a deal to acquire the Magic's Dwight Howard, coach Kevin McHale stopped short of confirming any particular scenario Monday but did acknowledge that the Rockets are trying to improve their draft slot. Reportedly, the Rockets are trying to acquire a pair of top ten picks in Thursday night's draft and then would package...

Rockets swap Budinger for No. 18 pick

In an attempt to stockpile draft picks  that they can hopefully exchange for superstar help, the Houston Rockets have traded Chase Budinger to the Timberwolves in exchange for the No. 18 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. The Rockets now possess the No. 14, 16 and 18 picks and are rumored to be targeting Orlando Magic center, Dwight Howard. The Rockets may still look to trade...

Rockets Still Willing To Rent Howard

The Houston Rockets front office has made it clear that finding a franchise player is still the number one goal for this team to progress.

Rockets send Budinger to Wolves, load up on picks for big move?

The Houston Rockets have sent forward Chase Budinger to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 18th pick in the NBA draft. That gives Houston the 14th, 16th and 18th picks this Thursday. But chances are they won't make any of those picks for themselves Although sources stressed that no deal is imminent, the Rockets have had substantive discussion about sending their other two...

Wolves Acquire Chase Budinger and Some Dude for the 18th Pick

Swamp Donkeys in photo above not included in trade. Without a source and before everyone explodes at Kahn, this is absolutely a Rick Adelman-driven move. Funny how that shifts the context here. A few brief thoughts: 1. Positives first: This is exactly why expectations can never be high. Last night we were treated to yet another sprinkling of rumors surrounding Kevin Martin and...

Confirmed: Houston Rockets have traded Chase Budinger to Minnesota for the #18 pick

  The Houston Rockets have trade Chase Budinger to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the #18 pick, which means they have the #14, #16, #18 pick. The Houston Rockets have traded Chase Budinger to Minnesota for the #18 pick. Confirmed.  Draft Express Minnesota has agreed to trade the 18th overall pick in Thursday’s draft to Houston for [...]
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