Rockets reportedly shopping center Samuel Dalembert
The Houston Rockets are again trying to make some noise leading up to the draft. According to Hoopsworld.com, the Rockets are looking to trade center Samuel Dalembert. The Rockets are currently selecting 14th and 16th in the first round of the June 28 draft.
Dalembert will be paid $6.7 million for next year, but has a $1.5 million buyout if exercised by July 8. If that happens, he will automatically become a free agent.
Dalembert said the Rockets haven’t told him what they intend to do. “They have so much to figure out this summer for themselves. I’m just going out there and making sure I get myself ready whether they keep me or not. I just have to stay ready,” he said.
The Houston Rockets are shopping Samuel Dalembert, according to sources. He may be packaged with one of Houston's first-round picks.—
Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 21, 2012
Dalembert, in his 10th season, averaged 7.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.