Bold NBA Trade Scenario Moves Eric Gordon, Jae Crowder

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Why The Houston Rockets Do The Deal 

Yes. Firstly, there are benefits to simply letting Gordon go.

It opens up a developmental pathway for this team’s younger players, and it removes a disgruntled voice from the locker room. 

Moreover, second-round picks can be valuable. Yes, the odds of landing the next Nikola Jokic or Draymond Green are slim, but they aren’t zero.

Having four cracks at the second round only gives the team better odds at unearthing a gem. 

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Finally, Nwora has shown some upside this season. The Rockets could use another knockdown shooter if they’re going to build an offense around breakout star Alperen Sengun. 

Should the Bucks hand them one?