With the Orlando Magic's trade talks to move Dwight Howard to Brooklyn stalling, the Rockets remained in talks about a deal for Howard, with the potential to expand a deal to pursue the Lakers' Andrew Bynum, a person with knowledge of the process said Tuesday.

The Rockets have been in talks with the Lakers often since a deal for Pau Gasol was blocked by NBA commissioner David Stern in December. The Magic would be interested in Bynum, but like Howard, he has indicated he will not sign an extension or commit beyond next season in order to be a free agent next summer.