It appears the Rockets are gearing up for a busy summer.
Houston is making Ryan Anderson, Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley available for trade, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
Because the Rockets reportedly plan to pursue Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap and Kyle Lowry in free agency.
Anderson signed a 4-year, $80 million deal last summer.
Williams was acquired in a trade with the Lakers in February and has one more year ($7 million) on his deal.
Beverley will make $6 million in 2017-18 and his 2018-19 season is not fully guaranteed.
If the Rockets do sign Lowry, it will be a reunion.
Lowry was traded to the Rockets in February 2009. After playing the next three plus seasons in Houston, he was dealt to Toronto in July 2012.
You can pretty much always count on GM Daryl Morey being aggressive.
"They (the Warriors) are not unbeatable," Morey told ESPN's Zach Lowe. "There have been bigger upsets in sports history. We are going to keep improving our roster.
"We are used to long odds. If Golden State makes the odds longer, we might up our risk profile and get even more aggressive. We have something up our sleeve."
Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller
The Warriors have been without Stephen Curry for six full games and all but the first two minutes of a seventh. The last three were less out of medical necessity than an abundance of caution.
Curry could, however, return as soon as Friday when the Atlanta Hawks visit Oracle Arena, multiple sources disclosed to NBC Sports Bay Area on Monday night. ESPN, citing league sources, was first to report the team’s plan.
The two-time MVP’s right ankle is scheduled to be reevaluated Tuesday, after which time a firm return date is expected.
Curry was physically able to play -- and actually pushed to return -- last weekend, according to league sources. But the Warriors, looking ahead to the playoffs and seeing diminished value in the remaining regular-season games, opted to continue rehabilitation in hopes of maximizing support for the area around his ankle.
The Warriors have described Curry’s injury not as a sprain but a “tweak,” implying less severity.
Though the Warriors won the game in which Curry was hurt, 110-107 over the Spurs on March 8, they have since lost four of six, including 89-75 on Monday in San Antonio.
The Warriors arrived early Tuesday morning and won’t practice Tuesday afternoon and are contemplating skipping an official practice on Wednesday.
The Warriors, averaging a league-leading 115.5 points per game this season, saw that figure drop to 103.3 during Curry’s six-game absence.
Already down three All-Stars, the Warriors lost their fourth midway through the first half on Monday night.
With just over nine minutes remaining in the second quarter against the Spurs, Draymond Green took a knee from a driving Danny Green.
Draymond was in immediate pain and left the court for the locker room.
Just before the end of the first half, NBC Sports Bay Area's Kerith Burke reported that Green was ruled out for the rest of the game with a "midsection issue."
Early in the second half, the Warriors diagnosed that Green suffered a pelvic contusion and that x-rays were negative.
The Warriors are currently playing without Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant. All three are dealing with injuries that will keep them out several games.