The Rockets want to ‘steal’ the new reference of the Lakers

The Houston Rockets are clear about it, they want to recover a bit of prominence in the NBA for next season; Well, this year they finished as the worst in the Western Conference next to the San Antonio Spurs.

They only registered 22 wins and suffered 60 losses, the Detroit Pistons were the worst in the NBA with mark 17-65.

Rockets have one of the first picks in the NBA Draft

The Texan quintet has not reached the Playoffs since the 2019-20 season, so they are already pointing out who their possible reinforcements will be.

The Rockets have the fourth overall pick for the next Draftin addition to having young players with good potential as Jalen Green and Jabari Smith Jr.so they are looking to add a player with immediate impact to their squad.

James Harden priority, otherwise they would go for Austin Reaves

The first option is to seek the return of James Harden, who when he was in their ranks won the MVP award.

According to the report of michael scottomedium USA TODAY Sports:

“If Harden doesn’t come to Houston, the Rockets are expected to have interest in Lakers restricted free agent Austin Reaves.”indicates the information.

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You have to remember that The Los Angeles Lakers have the opportunity to match any offer that another NBA team makes to Reaves and retain him by becoming a restricted free agent.

Austin Reaves comes from sealing a great postseason with the Lakers, with whom he averaged 16.9 points, 4.6 assists and 4.4 rebounds in the 16 games played.

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