Rockets eye Lakers for Lin trade

Updated: July 11, 2014, 2:53 PM ET
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The Houston Rockets are in advanced decisions to trade Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

Sources say the deal is imminent. The Lakers will also acquire a future first-round pick from Houston, a league source told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.

The Lakers would make sense as destination for Lin, as the team has the cap space to take on Lin's expiring contract without cutting into any of their 2015 cap space.

The Rockets have made a maximum offer ...

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