The Rockets have three unrestricted free agents and two restricted free agents and they will likely have to ante up for at least three of them. Yao Ming has a early termination option but he won’t be exercising that as he hasn’t played in a while and he seems to like Houston. F/C Chuck Hayes has a team option for this season and I think the Rockets will pick it up as he is a solid insurance policy inside. Luis Scola and Kyle Lowry are both restricted free agents. I see the Rockets without a doubt matching anything Scola gets offered but Lowry will only come back if the price isn’t too out of whack. SF Jared Jeffries has a early termination option in his contract and he might just exercise it. The Rockets might not care if he leaves.
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