Houston has some players that could push a team into true contention. Not sure if Houston wants to hold onto them or if they're ready to call it quits and do a slight re-tool, still with Harden and Westbrook, or at least Harden, but aiming for a few years from now rather than next year. I don't now if they have cap space. If they do, I guess they should try again and hope Westbrook is healthy this time...regular season Russ would have helped instead of hurt them in the playoffs.
But if they do want to do a small re-tool and get a bit younger, I'd be interested in PJ Tucker for our run next year. Tucker's grit and 3 point shooting, leadership, etc. What a get he'd be for the C's. At 35 I think he probably has 2 good seasons left, and a third at slightly lower level.
I think Houston will hang onto Covington, based on his age and how much they gave up to get him. And I'm sure they'd like to keep the 31 year old Gordon. But in case, here it goes.https://tradenba.com/trades/RtxH-d3Tl
to Houston: Smart, Wiggins, R. Williams, Kanter,
Houston has no picks and no centers. Voila.
to Warriors: Eric Gordon, Covington, Poirier (add pick 27 and 47 to Warriors..remove 27 from Rocket's)
perfect for their attempt to thwart the Lakers next year
to Knicks: pick #2 in the draft
To Celtics: P.J. Tucker, Kevon Looney, Austin Rivers, Pick 8 (C's draft at 8, 14, 26 and 30)