According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, the Rockets have picked up Jonny Flynn. They will now...shop Jonny Flynn. The accumulation drive continues unabated as Houston was unable to leverage all of it's assets to move up and get someone they wanted in this year's draft. Instead, they'll use Flynn as more bait:
ESPN.com sources: Houston making newly acquired PG Jonny Flynn available to interested teams. Wolves shopped Flynn liberally before draft
Not much of a surprise. There are other teams in the league that have logjams, but after this year's draft, the Rockets arguably go four deep at three positions and have nobody but (free agent) Chuck Hayes and Hasheem Thabeet at center. Houston will need to solve it's issues via trade rather than accumulating assets sometime, right? Right?
No word on what the Rockets are looking to acquire for Flynn. The only player of any real skill that they were linked to before the draft was Atlanta's Josh Smith.
According to Stein, Houston's non-Donatas Motiejunas motivation to make the Miller-Flynm move was to slash salary.