Teams are almost done acquiring players in the 2021 NBA offseason, so things have been quiet, but a potential John Wall trade from the Houston Rockets is on the horizon.
The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports that John Wall and the Rockets have mutually agreed to part ways. Both parties will collaborate to find a new home for the veteran guard.
Wall is expected to attend training camp but not play in any Rockets games this season.
Sources: John Wall, Houston Rockets meet and mutually agree to work together on finding a new home for the five-time All-Star guard. Plan is for Wall to be present at training camp, but not play in Rockets games this season.
For the time being, John Wall will report to the Rockets’ training camp in order to stay fit and game-ready pending the completion of a trade. The current $91. for John Wall is
. The fact that he has a $7 million contract for the next two seasons complicates things. Because of the timing of this decision, most teams have already spent significant sums on players they believe will help their teams succeed. Changing things or accommodating a salary of this magnitude will undoubtedly be a major challenge for teams in the future. With the Rockets’ decision to go with Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green as their starting backcourt duo, John Wall will have no choice but to look for a team where he can start. The big question now is which team will try to sign the five-time All-Star before the 2021-22 season begins. The Washington Wizards are unlikely to trade for John Wall.
The Washington Wizards traded their superstar point guard Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers after one season. While John Wall’s return would be a welcome development, it is unlikely due to the way he felt after being traded аnd the Wizаrds’ previous moves.
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The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to Washington for John Wall and a first-round pick, per @wojespn https://t.co/qMY54rfTF6
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Their active roster cap currently stands at $135,514,836. The Wizards will have to move significant pieces to accommodate John Wall’s $44,310,840 salary for the 2021-22 NBA season, which may be a chore at the moment because teams are content with the talent they have so far and are looking forward to the start of the new season. Although John Wall’s talents will add to the team’s already strong backcourt, the 31-year-old is unlikely to return to the team that drafted him in the 2010 NBA draft. Login to reply
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