HoopsHype Marcus Camby rumors

July 26, 2013 Updates

NBA sources told FOX 26 Sports free agent center Marcus Camby, who is considering signing with the Houston Rockets, recently met with the team's doctors and passed his Rockets physical. Camby's agent, Rick Kaplan, who was not available for comment on Friday, told FOX 26 Sports last week that if Camby became a free agent the Rockets would be "a leading contender" to sign him. FOX 26 Sports

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The Houston Rockets are a "leading contender" to land center Marcus Camby according to his agent Rick Kaplan if he becomes a free agent on Sunday, which is expected. The Toronto Raptors, who acquired Camby in a trade with the New York Knicks last week, bought out the remaining $7.5 million on his contract and placed him on waivers on Friday. "If Marcus becomes a free agent as we expect on Sunday the Rockets are a leading contender for where he'll end up next season," Kaplan said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports FOX 26 Sports

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In an expected strategy shift from last season’s emphasis on young prospects, the Rockets are interested in veterans Marcus Camby and Mike Miller, a person with knowledge of the team’s thinking said Wednesday. Houston Chronicle

The Rockets are expected to offer veteran minimum contracts to both players. The Rockets do have their “room” exception, worth $2.652 million in the first season, but plan to keep that available should it be needed during the season. Houston Chronicle

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