Will Houston Rockets Show Aaron Brooks The Money?

October 2nd, 2010 by Robert Kleeman Leave a reply »
The minute Daryl Morey matched the Cleveland Cavaliers' four-year, $24 million offer sheet for Kyle Lowry, the GM, coach Rick Adelman, and owner Leslie Alexander had to anticipate the question would come.

The deal will pay Lowry about $6 million per season to fill the reserve point guard role behind Aaron Brooks. Alexander asked the front office to re-sign Lowry and Luis Scola at all costs earlier this summer.

Scola landed a five-year, $47 million deal. Morey said all along he would match all "reasonable" bids.

So, Brooks wants to know, "Where's my money?" Houston Chronicle Rockets beat reporter Jonathan Feigen first reported Brooks' contract dissatisfaction last week here.

If LeBron James' skimpy South Beach defection was a shock for some, this revelation should have inspired some shrugs and yawns because so many draftees at the end of their rookie-scale paychecks seek more.

It seems like an elementary gripe. When the starting point guard is slated to earn at least $4 million less than his backup, management should expect an unhappy camper. This year, though, seems different than others.

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