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Old 06-30-2012, 10:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Rockets are reportedly preparing a sign-and-trade offer for Eric Gordon

Rockets Putting Together Package for Eric Gordon | New Orleans Hornets |

Posted by Michael McNamara June 30, 2012 at 21:16 Central

Full of young assets, the Rockets switch their focus to Eric Gordon

The Houston Rockets have a ton of young assets and some old veterans who are not fascinated about the idea of playing for coach Kevin McHale for another year. I have been told by an extremely reliable source that they are getting packages together to go after some premier names, one of which is Eric Gordon. The Rockets believe that if they attempt to sign Gordon, that the Hornets will simply match, so they are attempting to do a sign and trade instead.

The sign and trade offer will center around Kevin Martin and the Rockets will allow the Hornets to choose either two or three of their young prospects- Jeremy Lamb, Royce White, Patrick Patterson, Terrance Jones, and Donatas Montiejuns. It is no secret that the Hornets targeted Kevin Martin last summer in the original CP3 trade, and Dell Demps has been fond of Montiejunas for some time now. Again, this will be the Rockets starting point- who knows where Dell can take it.
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