Mar 22, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; New York Knicks center Marcus Camby (23) reacts against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. The Knicks beat the Raptors 99-94. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Free Agency: Raptors to Buy Out Marcus Camby, Rockets and Bulls Interested


In an expected move, the Toronto Raptors are set to buy out veteran center Marcus Camby in order to allow him to go play for a contender for his remaining years in the NBA.

It sounds as if Camby will not have to wait long to find a new home, as both the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls reportedly have interest.

Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports broke the news first via Twitter:

 

 

Again, not a shocking move considering Camby has been vocal all offseason about his desire to play for a contender. Of course, it comes down to whether or not he believes the Bulls or Rockets can be contenders as well.

In either scenario, Camby would have to sit on the bench. Houston is a hot destination right now because of Dwight Howard coming to town. That’s not to say Chicago is not a contender, but there is a the question mark that is Derrick Rose’s knee.

We’ll have the latest when the move goes official.

 

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