Monday , Dec , 24 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Rockets Interested in Jason Williams?

Now that coach Pat Riley has gone on the record to confirm he is aggressively pursuing trades to bolster the roster, there is no shortage of rumors involving the Heat. Two unattributed stories popped up Sunday.

The Houston Chronicle reported that the Rockets would have some interest in trading for Heat guard Jason Williams, who has been inconsistent this season but has an attractive expiring contract. Another was mentioned in The (New York) Daily News, which claimed the Heat and Grizzlies are discussing a deal that would bring Mike Miller to Miami and send either Williams or Ricky Davis to Memphis.

The Heat has a number of needs, which include point-guard depth, a long-range shooter and help in the post. Riley recently said he anticipated there would be plenty of misinformation affiliated with the Heat’s interest.

”The real stuff, if anything happens, most people don’t know about it,” Riley said…(Click here for more.)