Sergio Llull has agreed upon an agreement with Real Madrid on a deal that runs through the 20-21 season. Llull and the Houston Rockets were discussing a deal earlier in the offseason. Llull's buyout, however, will be lower than the €5 million mark in his previous deal.
Extracting point guard Sergio Llull from Spanish club Real Madrid has been a goal of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for a few years now, but it looks like a marriage between the two sides isn't meant to be. For now.The Rockets would likely have to buy out Llull's contract, then give him their mid-level exception. But it'd be worth it. They're super thin at point guard...
Sergio Llull has decided not to join the Houston Rockets and will instead remain in Spain with Real Madrid. The Rockets own the draft rights to Llull and had been negotiating with him. Llull is considered one of the world's best guards not playing in the NBA.
The 2015 NBA Draft is almost on its way and the teams are finalizing the prospects they want to pick up for the 2015-2016 season. The Houston Rockets are no exception and the team is expecting some changes to build another competent team around Dwight Howard and James Harden to go after the title. One of the blatant weaknesses that appeared during the 2014-2015 Playoffs was the lack...
The Houston Rockets have tried to pry Spanish guard Sergio Llull from his European club for several years, and each summer they fail. But last week, head coach Kevin McHale made a public statement on the radio about his desire to coach the talented Llull in Houston next season. It seemed like the Rockets were on their way to finally getting their man.Not so fast. According to the...
For nearly six years, the Houston Rockets have not been able to lure Sergio Llull from Spain to the NBA. But head coach Kevin McHale recently made a public statement declaring just how bad he wants him, at a time when the Rockets clearly need another athletic guard who can play both ends of the floor. Here's what McHale recently said on Sports Talk 790, per SB Nation's Rockets blog...
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