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Soon-To-Be Free Agent J.J. Redick Interested In Joining Rockets

Chris Paul was traded to the Houston Rockets this week, and his Clippers backcourt-mate is interested in joining him.

J.J. Redick has been a Clipper since 2013, enjoying his best NBA years in Los Angeles.

On Wednesday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that Redick will not resign with the team.

The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers, two teams with cap space to burn, have been cited as potential landing spots for Redick, who could command north of $15 million per year in a weak shooting guard market.

Another possibility: former Clipper teammate Chris Paul's Rockets. Los Angeles Times Clippers reporter Brad Turner brought up the possibility on Twitter.

Redick is an extremely useful player, especially in the pace-and-space era, thanks to his shooting ability. Young teams like the Nets and Sixers can certainly pay him more than Houston likely can at this point, and joining the Rockets would probably force him to a bench role, with Paul and James Harden occupying the starting back court.

However, if Redick wants to try for a championship run, short of taking a tiny deal with the Golden State Warriors, following Paul to Houston is not a bad option.