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Rockets Dumping Robinson For Dwight Howard

Posted By Sports Talk Florida Rumors On May 31, 2013 @ 8:34 AM In NBA,News and Rumors | No Comments

The Houston Rockets are determined to trade forward Thomas Robinson – the fifth pick in the 2012 NBA draft – to create salary-cap space for the pursuit of the Los Angeles Lakers’ free-agent superstar Dwight Howard, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

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Thomas Robinson averaged 4.8 points and 4.5 rebounds last season. (USA Today Sports)The Rockets have made clear to multiple rival teams that they plan to accept the best offer to move Robinson and eliminate his $3.52 million salary for the 2013-14 season.

Without the salary of Robinson and others, the Rockets will have the space to offer Howard a maximum deal starting at approximately $20.5 million a season.

Houston is competing mainly with Dallas – and possibly Golden State – to lure Howard once free agency commences on July 1.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports [2]

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