Houston Rockets Trade Up for Number 12 Pick in NBA Draft, Continue Pursuit of Dwight Howard

Houston Rockets Trade Up for Number 12 Pick in NBA Draft, Continue Pursuit of Dwight HowardThe Houston Rockets' quest for Dwight Howard continues.

According to ESPN, the Rockets have traded the No. 14 pick and Samuel Dalembert to the Milwaukee Bucks for the No. 12 pick. Along with moving up in the draft, the Rockets will receive Shaun Livingston, Jon Leuer and Jon Brockman from Milwaukee.

Houston has been busy making moves prior to the NBA draft. Earlier this week, the Rockets traded Chase Budinger and Lior Eliyahu to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the No. 18 pick. Houston currently has the No. 12, 16 and 18 picks in the draft.

Many people speculate that Houston is trying to trade up for two top-10 draft picks, in order to trade with the Orlando Magic for Howard.

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