Reports recently emerged indicating that the Indiana Pacers had shown interest in acquiring former NBA All-Star John Wall from the Houston Rockets via trade.

Wall, who just passed the anniversary of his last regular-season game (April 23rd, 2021), hasn’t played for the Rockets as the team focuses on their younger players. Despite his lack of minutes, Wall has one of the highest salary figures in the league.

Wall is due over $47 million next season, thanks to a deal signed as a member of the Washington Wizards. Wall inked the deal injuries derailed the latter part of his career. Despite injuries and a behemoth contract, the Indiana Pacers reportedly considered trading for the former All-Star.

According to NBA insider Marc Stein, the Indiana Pacers’ had a prior interest in a John Wall trade with the Houston Rockets, but the acquisition of Tyese Haliburton shifted their plans.