Rockets Insider: Yao Ming Wants Tracy McGrady Out
The Rockets are putting a positive spin on this, but Waiting for Tracy is a play that nobody in Houston wants to see anymore — up to and including the big man, Yao Ming.
"They don’t speak," an extremely plugged-in person tells me. "And Yao wants him out."
That’s not likely this season, as McGrady’s $20.3 million is toxic to too many teams’ luxury tax plans. Next summer, though, when McGrady will have an expiring, $22.4 million contract, teams may well circle the Rockets looking to make a deal.