|Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets|
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|Friday, 18 July 2014 12:13|
Howard said Friday he wishes his former teammate well with the Mavericks. But the All-Star center says he and James Harden will be able to carry the load without the 25-year-old Parsons, who had career highs with 16.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and four assists for the Rockets last season.
Parsons signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks. The small forward was a three-year starter that complemented Howard and Harden.
The Rockets acquired veteran forward Trevor Ariza in a three-team trade this week. Howard says the addition of Ariza was ''big'' for the Rockets.
Howard was speaking at his father's 10th annual Howard/Howard basketball camp in Atlanta.