Rockets reportedly plan to target Paul Millsap in free agency

Paul Millsap celebrates a 116-98 victory over the Wizards with fans in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Paul Millsap celebrates a 116-98 victory over the Wizards with fans in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

The Houston Rockets are expected to target Paul Millsap in free agency, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.

Citing League sources, Stein reported Millsap was one of four free agents the Rockets will target in July along with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Kyle Lowry.

In his fourth season with the Hawks, Millsap played in 69 games averaging 18.1 points per game, 7.7 rebounds per game and 3.7 assists per game.

Last season with the Hawks, Millsap had the lowest shooting average from the field (.442) and beyond the arc (.486) of his 11-year career.