At a time when players without contracts are looking for a new home, the players whose deals are set in stone seem more intent on moving. From Dwight Howard to Joe Johnson, the trade talks are endless.
We can now enter up-and-coming point guard Kyle Lowry into the conversation of key players on the move.
Lowry made waves towards the end of May, claiming that he had no desire to continue playing for head coach Kevin McHale. In Lowry's own words, “If things aren’t addressed coaching-wise, I guess I have to be moved."
According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, Lowry's wish may be granted:
The Rockets "badly" want to retain Dragic, source said, and have been trying to move Kyle Lowry to give him the starting PG job he wants.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 1, 2012
While we could debate whether or not the deal will get done, the most important question to ask is whether or not the Rockets should pull the trigger. With Goran Dragic's emergence as a prized point guard and teams likely to attempt to name him their starter, the answer is simple.
Get the job done and ship Kyle Lowry out. Here are eight reasons why.