Author Archives: David Weiner

January 31, 2012 at 11:54 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update

With the January 25th deadline to extend rookie contracts having passed, let’s take a look at the Houston Rockets salary cap situation heading towards the March 15th trade deadline. Continue reading

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December 27, 2011 at 10:59 am

Samuel Dalembert’s Contract: A Brief Analysis

Let me preface this piece by saying that I am not the world’s biggest Samuel Dalembert fan.  I certainly don’t hate him.  Just never been a big fan of his, is all. Continue reading

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December 5, 2011 at 11:33 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: The New CBA

Well, after nearly five months of acrimony and bickering (not counting all the time prior to July 1, when the NBA owners locked out the players), it looks like the National Basketball Association is about to re-open for business.  Continue reading

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July 11, 2011 at 8:41 am

Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: Lockout Edition

Imagine, if you will, a world… a world in which the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in effect for the 2010-11 season carried over for the next two seasons. Continue reading

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January 18, 2011 at 9:57 am

Trading Yao for . . . Nothing?

(Credit to jopatmc, who independently thought up this idea and previously mentioned it in this post.) Continue reading

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December 15, 2010 at 3:02 pm

December 15: The Rockets and the Start of NBA Trade Season

It’s December 15. Today is the first day that NBA free agents signed this past summer (at least those signed before September 15) can be traded and, because so many more players are now capable of being traded or included in larger trades, is the unofficial kickoff of the NBA trade season. Continue reading

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November 1, 2010 at 8:48 am

Renting Carmelo: There’s still value in trading for Anthony without an extension

In the wake of the Rockets’ recent loss to Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets, I thought I’d revisit the notion of the Houston Rockets trading for Anthony. Continue reading

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