What I’m Hearing: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt relays what he’s hearing from the Brooklyn Nets on star Kyrie Irving’s absence from the team. USA TODAY
The Houston Rockets resolved their James Harden problem.
The Rockets on Wednesday traded Harden to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team deal also involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, two people familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly until the trade is announced officially.
Harden, who was unhappy in Houston, is reunited with Kevin Durant, and if and when Kyrie Irving returns, this gives the Nets a super team