The Houston Rockets reportedly had their sights set really high in Philadelphia 76ers star man Joel Embiid.
According to a report from Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson of Heavy, the Rockets are interested in making a trade for Embiid. Everyone but James Harden appears to be available in a potential Embiid trade.
Houston Rockets are interested in trading for Philadelphia 76ers big man, Joel Embiid.
Hearing that everything is available except James Harden.
Will monitor. pic.twitter.com/szllhrjlEk
— 👑 Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson 📍 (@ScoopB) October 15, 2020
During the 2019-20 NBA season with the 76ers, Embiid ended up averaging 23.0 points per game to go along with 11.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.3 blocks. He shot 47.7 percent from the floor and knocked down 33.1 percent of his three-point attempts.
At just 26 years old, Embiid is still under contract through the 2022-23 season.