Houston Rockets: 3 veterans who should be traded in the offseason

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The Houston Rockets have hit the point where it’s time for a full rebuild. The loss of James Harden early in the year was the final nail in the coffin that contained any championship hopes for the franchise. With this new, young corps developing, it’s time to look at the state of the current roster and see which veteran players are no longer of use in Houston.

There are Rockets mainstays that just no longer have a place on the roster. Players that were brought in to compete for a championship that is no longer in reach still remain on the roster and appear to have no clear reason for staying in 2021.

After a disappointing 2020 season for the Houston Rockets, serious roster changes need to be made. Here are three veteran players that should be traded.

It’s time the Rockets embrace the full rebuild and try to build around the corps of Christian Wood, Kevin Porter Jr. and Jae’Sean Tate. Over the next few seasons, they should be focused on acquiring younger assets through free agency, trades and the draft. They have several veteran players that could be of value for teams trying to solidify themselves as a playoff contender or even those theoretically one piece away from a championship.

Players could be on here for various reasons whether that be that their time is just up in Houston, they are no longer worth their contract within the rebuild or they no longer fit the Rockets’ rebuild window. No matter what the reason, there must be drastic changes to the roster before the 2021 season tips off.