Originally Posted by grizzly_bexar
Keep in mind that the same problem (punitive luxury tax) that forced OKC to dump Harden will also force many other teams to do the same with their "odd man out" in the next few years.
So Presti may have lost his 3rd of the big 3, but he could get one back when the same reality hits other franchises.
Problem is Houston acquired a very lucrative television contract which will help absorb the luxury tax costs once they're over the cap limit. Much like the Lakers, but not as much, Houston is financially better off than majority of teams in the sense that they won't need to worry about over-spending