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The Nets and Rockets held deep trade talks on Saturday centered around Luis Scola.
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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...
The Houston Rockets are looking to move forward now as they rebuild as they plan to trade big man Luis Scola, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. The Rockets drafted forwards Royce White and Terrence Jones in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft Thursday night, and with that, they look to find a new home for the 32-year-old.
Scola was dealt to the New Orleans Hornets along with Kevin...
Houston Rockets want to make moves, and have made moves, and will continue to make moves especially since they added some power forwards from the draft. We have heard Lowry’s name being shopped, now we can add Kevin Martin’s and Luis Scola’s to the list per this ESPN report. The Houston Rockets are actively [...]
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 Houston Rockets have reached an agreement with Omer Asik on a three-year $25.1 million contract per Adrian Wojnarowski. Rockets have reached agreement with Omer Asik on a three-year, $25.1 million contract, league source tells Y! Sports. Asik is a restricted free agent and therefore can not sign the offer sheet until July 11th [...]
The Rockets have extended the $4.3 million qualifying offer to Courtney Lee.
Darryl Morey, Houston Rockets GM, targeted current Bulls center Omer Asik right out of the gate in free agency.Morey put this tweet out on Twitter:
Meeting w/Omer Asik in a few minutes -- tell him how much you want him to be in Houston! He will see your msg live - include #Asik2Houston
— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) July 1, 2012
After the meeting concluded, there was a reported 4...
Yahoo! Sports reported on Sunday that the Houston Rockets, who were the first to reach out to Bulls center, Omer Asik, have reached an agreement with the big man. The Rockets and Asik have agreed to a 3 year $25.1 million agreement which will be signed on July 11th. Asik would earn $5 million in the first two years and $15 million in year 3. The Bulls will then have 3 days to...
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As the clock struck midnight and the free agency frenzy began, restricted free agent Omer Asik, was in Los Angeles to meet with Houston Rockets GM, Daryl Morey. According to reports, Houston may offer Asik a deal that pans out to $8 million a year. Teams can only offer $5 million for the first to years, but can back end the deal with more money over additional years. Therefore...