WHY FOR HOUSTON?
Cohen’s Analysis: Remember, there was a time when Dwight Howard and Deron Williams talked about playing together. That was when Howard was still in Orlando and D-Will was categorized as one of the league’s elite point guards.
Would a Big Three of James Harden, Howard and Williams in Houston make the Rockets the favorites to win the championship this season? It certainly would increase their chances.
While D-Will has been criticized incessantly for an unexplained decline in production – though his reoccurring ankle problems are a reasonable excuse – he still has nights where he is dazzling on the court and perhaps a new environment would resurrect his status.
Considering the Rockets are likely to trade Omer Asik anyway and with Houston in dire need of improved point guard play, this deal would be a no-brainer for Daryl Morey if it were presented to him.
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