Report: Rockets making Clint Capela, Eric Gordon, PJ Tucker available for pick to be used in Jimmy Butler trade
The Houston Rockets are offering Clint Capela, Eric Gordon and PJ Tucker individually to teams with cap space in hopes of acquiring a valuable first-round pick that could then be sent to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a sign-and-trade deal involving Jimmy Butler:
Reporting w/ @ZachLowe: Houston’s offering Clint Capela, Eric Gordon and PJ Tucker individually to teams w/ space to absorb salary. Rockets trying for best available first-rounder for any of those three, hoping to redirect pick to Philly in pursuit of Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 26, 2019
While the Sixers have privately expressed confidence in the ability to re-sign Butler, the Rockets are in full pursuit as free agency approaches.
More on this to come.