Author Archives: David Weiner

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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February 24, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update

The trade deadline has come and gone, and the Houston Rockets once again did not let it go by without making moves. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the team’s current salary cap situation. Continue reading

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December 23, 2012 at 3:26 pm

The Chandler Parsons Contract: An Analysis

When Chandler Parsons suits up for the Houston Rockets against the New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans on January 2, he’ll be doing so as a richer man than he was the game before. Continue reading

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December 11, 2012 at 11:26 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: The Impact of Harden’s Deal

Now that we’re nearly a quarter of the way through the 2012-13 NBA season, let’s take a look at the team’s current salary cap situation. Continue reading

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October 1, 2012 at 9:18 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: 2012-13 Training Camp Edition

With the Houston Rockets opening training camp in advance of the 2012-13 NBA season, let’s take a look at the team’s current salary cap situation. Continue reading

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July 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: “Total Rebuild” Edition

After closing the book on an all-too-brief 2011-12 NBA season and opening up the 2012 offseason with a flurry of activity, let’s take a look at the Houston Rockets’ current salary cap situation. Continue reading

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