The Rockets want to acquire Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, according to sources familiar with Houston’s thinking.
Yet sources told ESPN.com that talks between the teams have not progressed to a serious stage because the sides can’t agree on the framework of a trade.
One main stumbling block, sources said, is Boston’s desire to acquire blossoming Houston swingman Chandler Parsons in a potential Rondo deal. Sources say the Rockets have informed the Celtics that they are not prepared to surrender Parsons as part of a Rondo package.
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