Report: Landing Iguodala is ‘priority No. 1’ for the Rockets

New-look Clippers also in the mix for veteran wing

Karl Buscheck
July 12, 2019 - 1:42 pm

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In the wake of snaring Russell Westbrook in a swap for Chris Paul and picks, the Houston Rockets, erstwhile rival of the Warriors, are reportedly making a strong effort to add Andre Iguodala.

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Sam Amick of The Athletic has the scoop:

“Priority No. 1? Secure a deal for former Warriors sixth man Andre Iguodala, who was traded by the Warriors to Memphis on June 30 to make room for D’Angelo Russell in the Kevin Durant sign-and-trade with Brooklyn.”

“The Rockets have continued their push to land the 35-year-old via trade, with the Clippers also known to be among the most serious suitors. They are also hoping to add veteran big man Tyson Chandler.”

According to The New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Grizzlies, Iguodala’s current employer, want interested clubs to pay up for the super-sub:

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