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Jonathan Feigen: Rockets summer team: Will Cummings (Temple), Denzel Livingston (Incarnate Word), Glen Rice Jr. and Jaron Johnson (RGV), Christian Wood (UNLV), Clint Capela, Nick Johnson, Montrezl Harrell, Sam Dekker. Rockets “still working through some details” with D’Angelo Harrison, source said. Likely can add him to list soon.
Marc Stein: Rockets are making the rounds on Christmas Eve, offering up anyone in the bottom third of their roster via trade to make room for Josh Smith. Joey Dorsey, Tarik Black, Isaiah Canaan, Nick Johnson, Clint Capela … Rockets seeking taker on any of the above to make room for Josh Smith.
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has recalled guard Nick Johnson from Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley. Johnson (6-3, 200, Arizona), who was assigned to the Vipers on Nov. 18, appeared in three games for Rio Grande Valley and averaged 21.7 points, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 31.8 minutes per game.
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced that the team assigned guard Nick Johnson to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner, Rio Grande Valley. Johnson (6-3, 200, Arizona), has appeared in three games with the Rockets so far this season, totaling two points and a rebound in 11 minutes of playing time. The former Arizona standout was selected by the Rockets 42nd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. This will be Johnson’s first appearance in the NBA D-League.
“The Vipers have been great for us,” McHale said. “We sent guys down here. It helped them. D-Mo was down here. Terrence came down for a while. It really helps their game a lot. I like it. Like this year, will be a huge year for Clint Capela down here. That will be fantastic. Nick Johnson will be able to uses this to improve. It’s been fantastic for us. “
A day after the Rockets completed play in the Las Vegas summer league, the Rockets expected the signing of Nick Johnson to be imminent, a person with knowledge of their talks said. Johnson will sign a three-year deal, with the third at a team option.
“Nick’s going to play in Summer League (note: Johnson will take part in both the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues). With Clint, it’s a little more complicated because he’s leaving a professional contract in Europe. It may take us some time to work out the details with FIBA. Don’t expect Clint to be in Orlando, and there’s a chance for Vegas – that’s where that’s at right now.”
The Clippers have a backcourt-heavy workout set for Monday. The team will bring in Missouri’s Jordan Clarkson, Arizona’s Nick Johnson, Nevada’s Deonte Burton and Cincinnati’s Sean Kilpatrick for a draft workout, with the team looking at options with 28th overall selection in the NBA Draft.