Rockets want ‘a young star and a massive picks package’ to trade James Harden to the Nets

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The Houston Rockets want a series of assets in order to trade James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets.

According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, the Rockets want ‘a young star and a massive picks package’.

“The Rockets are demanding an especially steep return for Harden, a perennial MVP candidate who has led the NBA in scoring the last three seasons: a proven, young star as a centerpiece along with a massive picks package, according to sources. Houston does not feel obligated to deliver Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, his preferred destination, sources said,” MacMahon reports.

It seems it will not be an easy task for the Nets to land Harden, even though the latter wants to leave Houston and reunite with his good friend Kevin Durant.

Harden has three years and $133M left on his current contract with the Rockets.