Rockets Sign Danuel House Jr. to Two-Way Contract
HOUSTON - Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Danuel House Jr. to a two-way contract.
House Jr. (6-7, 215) was eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft following his senior season at Texas A&M. He was playing for the Rockets single-affiliation G League Partner, Rio Grande Valley, prior to being called up by Houston on Nov. 26. In five games as a Rocket, House Jr. is averaging 8.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 21.2 minutes per game. He also hit multiple 3-pointers in three of those five games.
Prior to being called up to the Rockets, House Jr. was averaging a team-high 20.4 points and 4.9 rebounds in seven games played for Rio Grande Valley. He scored a Vipers season-high 33 points against the Capital City Go-Go on November 11.
The Vipers will return to action at Bert Ogden Arena on Thursday, December 13 with tipoff at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the RGV Vipers at 956-56-ARENA or visit www.rgvipers.com.
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