With the trade deadline approaching, rumors are heating up. Besides Rajon Rondo, it looks like Pau Gasol is the biggest name on the market and the team most interested is Houston. While Gasol publicly discussed his distaste for being traded to the Rockets during the whole CP3 trade saga, it seems like the center is more open this time around. From Ric Bucher at ESPN: “They have the opportunity to move Pau Gasol for a couple of younger pieces.  They need help at the point guard position.  Kyle Lowry would provide that, Luis Scola would be a servicable replacement at the power forward spot. …. My understanding is that Gasol is a little more open to the idea of being moved to Houston than he was back when we were talking about the Chris Paul deal.”

Stay tuned.