Author Archives: David Weiner

February 20, 2014 at 8:05 pm

Rockets Still Have “Room” For Improvement

The NBA Trade Deadline may have been underwhelming for Houston fans, but the Rockets still have another way to add a key player this season. Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 at 11:17 am

The Chandler Parsons Contract: Salary Cap Implications of Exercising or Declining the Team Option

There is no obvious choice for the Rockets on whether to exercise or decline the team option on Chandler Parsons, but David Weiner takes a look at the salary impact of both routes. Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 at 11:12 am

Kevin Durant to Houston? Don’t Hold Your Breath

Jalen Rose feels Kevin Durant will join James Harden in Houston in a few years. David Weiner adds a dose of cap reality to the prediction. Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 at 9:50 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: 2013 Training Camp Edition

David Weiner breaks down the Rockets’ new salary cap reality and ways they can still improve the team. Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 at 7:35 am

July 2013 Houston Rockets Salary Cap Maneuvers: Timing is Everything

The Rockets made several moves in July, but the exact order of each move was vital in not only adding Dwight Howard, but in adding pieces around him as well, Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 at 12:09 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update

With July 1′s arrival, David Weiner takes a look at the Rockets’ salary cap situation as Houston delivers their free agent pitch to Dwight Howard. Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm

By Declining Garcia, Rockets Keeping All Options Open

It was reported on Monday that the Rockets will decline the team option on Francisco Garcia’s contract for the 2013-14 season. Oddly, by declining that option, the Houston Rockets have increased their salary cap flexibility, but not only in the way most people realize. Continue reading

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April 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm

The Chandler Parsons Contract, Take Two

The current version of this article contains a minor change as of May 30, 2013. Back on December 23, I made my first formal attempt at explaining the intricacies of the NBA player contract of Chandler Parsons.  As a mere fan (and not an actual NBA insider or team executive), I based that piece on educated conclusions using the information available to me at the time.  Unfortunately, only after putting out my prior article was I made aware of additional information that greatly impacts the overall analysis of Parsons’s contract. Hence, the following is a (more informed) analysis of one of the more interesting player contracts in the NBA today. Continue reading

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