The Houston Rockets made a big splash by acquiring Ty Lawson, and now Daryl Morey is going about putting the final touches on the roster. It appears that two veterans will be getting deals with the Rockets very soon:
Rockets are working out the details on re-signing Jason Terry. A source said it's "getting close."
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) July 20, 2015
Rockets could come to terms on a contract with free agent big man Chuck Hayes as early as today,source told Yahoo.Lawson trade will aid deal
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) July 20, 2015
Terry, 37, looked like he was just about done in 2013-14 thanks to an awful run with the Brooklyn Nets, but the veteran guard bounced back last season. He averaged 7.0 points while shooting 39 percent from three in 21.3 minutes per game during the regular season, and he started all 17 playoff games for Houston with Patrick Beverley sidelined. Terry averaged 9.2 points and 2.8 assists in 28.6 minutes per game in the playoffs, and with Pablo Prigioni gone in the Lawson trade, it makes sense for Terry to return.
Hayes spent his last two seasons with the Toronto Raptors, but he only played 74 games in those two years and made little impact. Hayes’s best NBA seasons came with the Rockets, and the 32-year-old will provide a veteran voice in the locker room who can bring some physical play to the table if called upon.