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Rocketscast Live: 2/7/2013 (Featuring Yours Truly)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by BimaThug, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. BimaThug

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    Link: http://www.nba.com/rockets/news/rocketscast-live-money-talks

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    I will be on today's Rocketscast Live with Jason Friedman and Craig Ackerman at 11:30 am to discuss salary cap issues and related matters leading up to the NBA trade deadline.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Rocketscast Live returns at 11:30 CT. Joined by @<a href="https://twitter.com/bimathug">bimathug</a> to discuss cap &amp; money matters that loom large for league as trade deadline nears.</p>&mdash; Jason Friedman (@JasonCFriedman) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonCFriedman/status/299539786249687040">February 7, 2013</a></blockquote>

    If you'd like to send in questions, tweet them to @JasonCFriedman or include #RocketsLive in your tweet.
     
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    lol... It would be funny if they asked you what your moniker stands for.
     
  3. crash5179

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    Bima, can you discuss type of moves the Rockets could make before the trade deadline and how it will effect their off season free agent pursuit?

    ie... is there a scenario where the Rockets make a deal for a player with a salary like Danny Granger, Al Jefferson or Josh Smith and still have enough money to go after another max free agent in the summer.
     
  4. Da_Spark

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    Good luck Bima! Hope you guys get to tackle the majority of our options come trade deadline + this coming off-season or next to educate and further increase the awareness of several fans.
     
  5. Da_Spark

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    Not with Lin and Asik's contract still with the team, you can't.
     
  6. BimaThug

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    Yeah, I'm thinking we'll tackle this general topic today.

    As for your specific question (re: adding a high-dollar player now and still having max cap room), I can tell you now that it will be very unlikely . . . unless either Jeremy Lin or Omer Asik is in the deal.

    Thanks. I have a feeling that discussion of the Warriors and Heat games (two especially eventful games) will dominate a majority of the Rocketscast; but I'll try to cover as much as I can.

    Who knows? Maybe Clutch and I will do a podcast soon to cover whatever I can't get to today.
     
  7. Commodore

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    Morey has said they don't want to compromise having max cap space available for this summer's free agent class, so that must mean Granger/Garnett are out of the question.
     
  8. idrockfan

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    Bima you are big time!!!!
     
  9. LonghornFan

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    Will the video be put up on the board for those of us who cannot get CSN?
     
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    Well, Smith is a free agent after this year so acquiring him would not affect cap adversely if they chose to relinquish bird rights. This is not an endorsement of Smith.
     
  11. Commodore

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    they usually post it on youtube shortly after it airs
     
  12. Clutch

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    If you were joking, sorry for the serious reply... but this is a Google Hangout on Rockets.com, so you'll be able to watch live on your computer. I'll update the original post with the link once it's available.
     
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    Do these get archived?
     
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    Oh, I wasn't joking, sorry. Just can't watch it live on the work PC or IT would throw me under the bus. I'll check out the link tonight, and congrats Bima! :)
     
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    Would you be against a big move (albeit risky) like trading for Bynum? Or in favor of a smaller improvement such as a Millsap trade?

    How much do you think future cap space implications will impact what (if any) moves made this trade deadline?
     
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    Bima is on pace for a beyond-Spoelstrarian ascent in the Rockets organization.

    Best of luck.
     
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    Sounds good! Okay, time to get your hair and makeup done.. it's almost showtime.
     
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    My reply was based on the assumption of a scenario of re-signing or having Josh Smith signed to a new contract in the off-season.
     

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