Houston Rockets Assign Machado and Montejunas to NBA D-League Affiliate Rio Grande Valley VipersNovember 14, 2012 - NBA Development League (D-League)
Undrafted out of Iona in 2012, Machado (6-1, 205, Iona) appeared in six preseason games with the Rockets, averaging 3.5 points, 5.3 assists, 1.7 rebounds and 13.5 minutes.
Montejunas (7-0, 222, Kaunas, Lithuania), who was selected in the first round, 20th overall, by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2011 NBA Draft and later traded to Houston, has appeared in one game for the Rockets this season, scoring three points in five minutes.
Both players are expected to join the Vipers today and participate in the teams' training camp. Rio Grande Valley's 2012-13 season tips off on Friday, November 23 when the team hosts the Bakersfield Jam.
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