Found June 30, 2012 on
Houston stockpiled big forwards, Royce White and Terrence Jones, in the draft as part of a plan to trade Luis Scola.
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The Nets and Rockets held deep trade talks on Saturday centered around Luis Scola.
After piling up first round draft picks in an unsuccessful effort to acquire big man Dwight Howard, it seems as if the Houston Rockets are still staying busy. The news this time regards their starting power forward, Luis Scola.
The Rockets are looking to deal Scola following a draft where they infused their roster with some younger, cheaper talent. Royce White and Terrence Jones...
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The Rockets have extended the $4.3 million qualifying offer to Courtney Lee.
By Brent Blum, CycloneFanatic.com Columnist
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Royce White again exceeded most expectations by being selected 16th in the Draft by the Houston Rockets. It was a great night for him and for Cyclone Basketball.
But now is when the real work begins. As Craig Brackins rudely found out a few years ago (Brackins was released by the Sixers this month),...