- — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)Thu, Jul 12 2012 15:22:55Houston has decided to use the amnesty provision on Luis Scola and will likely file with NBA on Friday, league sources tell Y! Sports.
- — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)Thu, Jul 12 2012 15:24:07Scola has three years and $21 million left on his contract. The Rockets are clearing space in pursuit of a Dwight Howard deal.
- — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)Thu, Jul 12 2012 15:49:41Once Houston amnesties Scola, Rockets will be able to absorb 2nd max deal next summer in addition to Howard now. Gives them chance for CP3.
- — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA)Thu, Jul 12 2012 16:25:33Houston's top priority is to land Dwight Howard. However, acquiring Andrew Bynum in three-team deal with Orlando and L.A. is a back-up plan.
- — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus)Thu, Jul 12 2012 18:41:07Pointed out by @L2dthird - official Rockets twitter page just started following 4 players on magic - doesn't mean anything but...
- — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus)Thu, Jul 12 2012 23:01:58Seems like Howard prefers not-Houston, no-Lakers - equally or no - don't know - but don't see him being the deliberate bad guy now
- — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine)Thu, Jul 12 2012 23:06:56
- — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus)Thu, Jul 12 2012 23:25:26I can only say that Howard doesn't like long-term age prospects with Lakers, and playing with Kobe isn't always easy - also pressure in LA