Rockets Trade Rumors: Rockets Won't Get Samuel Dalembert

The Sacramento Kings have a nice problem that the Rockets don’t: two legitimate starting centers in Samuel Dalembert and DeMarcus Cousins. They don’t plan to remedy that problem either.

ESPN’s Chad Ford reports that though the Rockets were among many teams inquiring on Dalembert, the Kings are going to hold on to the big man for now. In fact, they might possibly give him a contract extension if you believe Ford. The Rockets, of course, are desperate for a center that can bring some real interior defense without Yao Ming.

So, like all big man rumors involving the Rockets that don’t start with Hasheem Thabeet, you can put this one to rest. No word on the response from the European team with the rights to Frederic Weis yet.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.