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Talking to him on a daily basis, Chandler Parsons is heavily recruiting Dwight Howard to join the Houston Rockets, but watching the Miami Heat win the 2013 NBA championship inspired him even further to get the 7-time NBA All-Star to join the Rockets core of Jeremy Lin, James Harden and Omer Asik.
According to Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle:
“After watching [the Heat win the NBA championship] last night,” Parsons said, “I hit [Dwight] with, ‘Come to Houston. That could be us.’ ”
“I talk to Dwight every day,” Parsons said. “I’ve created a relationship with him, where I feel like we’re very close. He hits me up about everything. I’ve covered pretty much every question he’s had. I basically tell him, ‘We have a chance to be really good without you next year. We’re going to have a good season. Why not come and join us, join our core guys who are for sure to be here and make us great, make us contend for a championship?’
“That’s the main point I’ve gotten from talking to him. He wants to win. He wants to win rings. It’s obvious there is no better fit, no better team or opportunity to do that than with us.”
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