Miami is likely one of the groups that had the kind of package deal of younger prospects that the Rockets have been looking for of their pursuit of a deal for his or her disgruntled star. Miami has intriguing younger gamers Tyler Herro, Duncan Robinson and Kendrick Nunn, amongst others, plus some veteran gamers on the ultimate years of their contracts who may have been used to facilitate the commerce.
Nonetheless, the Rockets have additionally been on the lookout for vital draft belongings in Harden offers and the Warmth at present can supply solely their 2027 first-round decide in a commerce. For these causes, discussions by no means received very far on the Rockets’ facet, sources stated.
Houston has had commerce discussions with the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets, amongst others, round Harden, who has requested a commerce. When talking with the media Monday, Harden declined to reply a query about whether or not his emotions on the Rockets have modified.
The South Florida Solar-Sentinel first reported the Warmth’s determination to finish the commerce talks.