Warnarowski analysis said that the purpose of the rocket deal is to clean up space, because they have triggered the hard wage cap, only such a transaction can ensure that they are qualified to use the middle-class exception.
The Rockets made a deal with the Blazers two days ago, sending off Robert coventon in exchange for Ariza and two first round signings. Arizas contract ends in the last year, worth $12.8 million.
Warnarowski also reported that the Rockets are ready to pay 4.6 million for a second round in 2021 for the pistons, which they won from the Lakers. The Rockets are believed to be preparing for Hadden to leave the team. Although the management still tries to persuade him, if he insists on leaving, the team must also start rebuilding. At present, the rockets total salary is about 15 million lower than the luxury tax collection line and 22 million lower than the hard wage cap. The rockets middle class is full middle class, worth 9.3 million dollars. At the same time, there is a special case worth 12.8 million yuan, so there is certain room for operation in the future. For harden, the rockets stance is still to go can, but must change back to MVP level superstar. Source: Netease sports Author: Kewell, editor in charge: Li Xueer_ NB13040
Warnarowski also reported that the Rockets are ready to pay 4.6 million for a second round in 2021 for the pistons, which they won from the Lakers.