Through the magic that is twitter and it's amazing embed function, we can track the rumors of Pau Gasol's potential trade to the Houston Rockets today as they happen in real time. Here are a few examples of how rumors are heating up.
Houston has continued to aggressively probe the Lakers on a potential Pau Gasol trade, but there's no deal close, league sources tell Y!— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) March 9, 2012
Ok, so the Rockets are making a push. No real information there to work with. Then, of course, there was this:
It seems we'll soon be getting news that Gasol has been traded. No details confirmed, but he's apparently gone.— Roland Lazenby (@lazenby) March 9, 2012
Quickly debunked, or refuted, by this:
I just talked to several executives and nobody has heard about an imminent Pau Gasol trade.— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) March 9, 2012
Or... was it?
Considering the Chris Paul fiasco, it's good to remind that nothing is official. Only whispers, but it's a whispering NBA world these days— Roland Lazenby (@lazenby) March 9, 2012
You make the call. Until anything is official, we'll continue to monitor the whispers.