HoopsHype Chris Bosh rumors

July 11, 2014 Updates

However, Bosh opted to stay in Miami on a five-year, $118 million max contract, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Rockets could only offer Bosh a four-year deal for a little more than $80 million in order to keep point guard Patrick Beverley and match the Mavs' offer to Parsons. ESPN.com

David Aldridge: Chris Bosh has told the Rockets he plans to return to Miami. Huge retention for the Heat. @Adrian Wojnarowski first to report deal was close. Twitter @daldridgetnt

The Lakers will send cash and the rights to an overseas player, sources said. Moving Lin to Los Angeles will clear most of the salary cap space necessary to sign Bosh to a four-year, $80 million-plus contract. The Rockets are still working to formalize a commitment out of Bosh, who will leave Miami because of the departure of LeBron James to Cleveland. The Rockets also plan to match Chandler Parsons' three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks once Bosh has committed, sources told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

Adrian Wojnarowski: Chris Bosh will soon speak to coach Kevin McHale, moving closer to a commitment to the Rockets, source tells Yahoo. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

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