Tag Archives: Houston Rockets

How It Works: Calculating Cap Space

I. Intro If you just look at the contracts on the books next season, there is an ungodly amount of money for teams to throw around this offseason. We’re looking at overĀ $45,000,000 of open “space” for some teams to fill with multiple max players that will undoubtedly bring their franchise to the promise land. Unfortunately, […]

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Evaluating the Whiteside/Howard Trade Proposal

Last week Real GM wrote a small piece on Dwight Howard’s happiness (or lack thereof) in Houston. In it, a prediction was made that during this season Howard would be traded to Miami for Hassan Whiteside. The crux of this prediction was that Miami would have a difficult time signing Whiteside due to his contract […]

The Goran Dragic Decision

There has been a severe uptick in trade talks involving the Suns since just before the All-Star break. Goran Dragic is apparently attracting a lot of interest from the Rockets, Knicks, and Lakers looking to acquire Dragic before the deadline passes this Thursday on February 19th. Houston is the only team that would benefit on […]