|Rockets close to signing Argentine star Scola|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 13 July 2007 18:49|
Scola will sign a contract Saturday, agent George Bass wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press.
The Rockets obtained the rights to Scola and center Jackie Butler by trading a 2009 second-round draft pick, cash and guard Vassilis Spanoulis to San Antonio.
Scola averaged about 16 points and 4.5 rebounds per game last season for the Spanish team Tau Ceramica.