- With most teams in the West getting stronger Houston is definitely feeling the pressure. Look for Rafer and Shane to be dangled as bait.
Originally Posted by ESPN
The Rockets were supposed to be a title contender coming into the season, and maybe they will be. But they are also fighting just to reach the playoffs after a rough start to the season.
The point guard position continues to be a problem, and the team could still use an athletic big man. Unfortunately, the Rockets don't have a lot of trade assets unless they can find a taker for someone like Shane Battier or Rafer Alston.