“The fifth Italian in the NBA is going to be Alessandro Gentile. He will move to the Rockets this summer” said Hackett. Alessandro Gentile signed a contract extension with EA7 last summer and he was supposed to remain in Europe for two more years before moving overseas. But his plans seem different now and he is ready to join the Rockets in 2015.
February 11, 2016 | 4:16 pm EST Update
Zach Lowe: Among teams Houston has contacted re Dwight Howard, per league sources: Toronto. Raps have shown no interest. @Adrian Wojnarowski reported Dwight feelers
Sirius XM NBA: Stephen Curry on being the best shooter: “It is a surreal conversation for me. That is such a tough conversation talking about different era’s. It’s uncomfortable, I have so much respect for all the legends before me. One day, I hope I can be in that conversation.”
February 11, 2016 | 4:04 pm EST Update
Marc Stein: Dan Fegan, agent for Dwight Howard, issues statement to ESPN: “I’m not privy to what the Rockets are doing or not doing with respect to Dwight Howard. What I can say, with 100 percent certainty, is that Dwight has not and has never asked the Rockets for a trade. And neither have I.”
NBA sources confirmed for FOX 26 Sports that the Houston Rockets are contacting teams in an effort to trade Dwight Howard. Sources also told FOX 26 the Rockets are in the beginning stages of the process.