This Rockets-Wizards offseason trade is centered on Christian Wood

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While the NBA trade deadline has since expired and rosters are seemingly set for the remainder of the 2021 season, you better believe this upcoming offseason will be just as entertaining as the NBA trade deadline was. Two teams who could be interested in making a trade together could be the Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets.

The Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets are two of the more underwhelming teams in the NBA this season, but trades between these two teams are not an uncommon occurrence.

We’ve seen the Rockets and Wizards combine on a handful of trades, but one of the most notable of the trades was Russell Westbrook being sent to the Wizards for John Wall prior to the start of the 2020-21 season. Could these two teams engage in another move together during the upcoming offseason?

The Rockets, despite being one of the worst teams in the league, do have some great talent that a team like the Washington Wizards could be interested in gambling on; and we could see a blockbuster deal rattle the league this offseason.

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Christian Wood is having a breakout season in Houston and is expected to be one of the most highly sought after players this approaching offseason. Teams like the Wizards who need to improve immediately in the frontcourt should be calling the Rockets about Wood. This will be something to monitor in NBA trade rumors as the offseason approaches.

Let’s take a look at what the Washington Wizards could offer to make Christian Wood a member of their squad.