Pros and Cons of Houston Rockets Making a Big Splash in 2013 Free Agency

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Pros and Cons of Houston Rockets Making a Big Splash in 2013 Free Agency
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If Daryl Morey could add Dwight Howard and Chris Paul to the Rockets, would it be worth the risks?

If you’re a movie buff, there are few better scenes than the ending of the classic The Bridge On The River Kwai. I won't spoil the movie—it's incredible—but there is one line that is unforgettable: Colonel Nicholson (Sir Alec Guinness), realizing a dreadful mistake he has made, says, "What have I done?" 

It is entirely conceivable that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey might be uttering those selfsame words if he, as rumor has it, lands either Dwight Howard or both Howard and Chris Paul.

One would be tempted to think a lineup featuring Paul, James Harden, Chandler Parsons and Howard would be chock full of pros and light on cons.

Maybe, maybe not. Like anything else in life, it depends on how you look at things. Sure, there are pros, big-time ones. But believe it or not, there are quite a few cons as well.

But should the opportunity to sign one or both superstars present itself, are the cons enough to give Morey pause?

Let's discuss them in brief.

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