2 reasons why the Rockets should move on from Khris Middleton

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1. The Bucks are moving as if Middleton will be back in the fold

Although this figures to be an offseason of change for the Bucks, as they could be forced to say goodbye to Brook Lopez and ushered out former Coach of the Year Mike Budenholzer in place of Adrian Griffin, they've given an indication that they intend to bring Middleton back. The Bucks included Middleton in their coaching meetings to replace Budenholzer, and it goes without saying that they wouldn't have had someone in that contingency if they didn't actually plan on him being around for the new coach.

Think about it. If you're on your way out the door, would your company still have you in that trust of decision-makers? Surely not.

The Bucks likely know that Middleton will be back on a new deal that works out for both sides, because othetwise, why would they care about his opinion on the new coaching hire? And why would they allow a new coach to be introduced to him? What would be the point of that?

The Rockets' interest in Middleton makes a ton of sense, but considering the fact that the Bucks have made it a point to involve him in their offseason decisions, the Rockets would be better suited to move on to other targets and/or more realistic options.