Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 11/17/14
James Harden has publicly stated he will be on the recruiting grounds this summer to entice players to join him on the Rockets and according to an ESPN report by Marc Stein, the Rockets have received “hopeful signals” back: Sources close to the process told ESPN.com that the Rockets have received what has been described as “hopeful signals” that Howard is seriously considering a jump from the Lakers to the Rockets after becoming a free agent July 1. Although the Rockets are well aware that Howard has a penchant for changing his mind, sources say that Howard has conveyed his rising interest to Houston star swingman James Harden, his forrmer teammate with USA Basketball.
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