The Houston Rockets had been eradicated throughout the second spherical of the playoffs by the Lakers, who would hurry on to pick the title. Since then, mercurial commerce has befell in the future of the group.
A day after being eradicated, head coach Mike D’Antoni and the Rockets mutually agreed to portion methods. This earlier week, long-time normal supervisor Daryl Morey stepped down from his function.
After procuring and promoting away what was once left of their draft capital ultimate summer time season to assemble Russell Westbrook, the Rockets are in a anxious function. Not best attain they’ve only a few tradable picks, however as well as they’re quick on younger, promising avid gamers. They’ve over $123 million in assured wage on their books for subsequent season (per Basketball Insiders), which suggests they’ve very petite cap flexibility to work with in free firm.
It’s been rumored that the Knicks may perhaps perhaps be drawn to Westbrook, which could perhaps perhaps abet clear up their books and add a confirmed participant to abet revamp the roster for subsequent season.
That can also be attention-grabbing to thought what route the Rockets hurry.