While playoff teams could find Emeka Okafor to be an intriguing trade target around the deadline, he will have to be healthy by then. Even though the deadline remains nearly four months away, there is no guarantee that Okafor will be back to full strength by Feb. 20.
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Is Houston Or Dallas The Better Landing Spot?
Amin Elhassan discusses the public dialogue between Rockets general manager Daryl Morey and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban surrounding the question of whether Houston or Dallas is a more attractive landing spot for free agents.
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