HoopsHype Tarik Black rumors
Excluding Covington, Mitchell and Powell, the Rockets would have to make two more cuts. Rookie center Tarik Black went to camp as the only other player with a non-guaranteed contract, likely to be released and claimed by the Rockets development league affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Houston Chronicle
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets announce they have signed center/forward Tarik Black. He'll obviously be a longshot to make team, but could be a good RGV prospect. Twitter @Jonathan_Feigen
The Houston Rockets will participate in the Orlando Pro Summer League on the practice court at Amway Center from July 5-11. The 25-game, seven-day event will also feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers. (...) Below is the Rockets 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League roster (as of July 2) and schedule: NBA.com
Later on Friday the Bucks will have another session featuring one of Wiggins' teammates at Kansas, 6-9, 260-pound power forward Tarik Black. The bruising Black is the player who caught the eye of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who thought Black could make the transition to the NFL as a tight end. Rodgers attended a Jayhawks game last season and gave a pep talk to the team, and he struck up a friendship with Black. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
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