Also, Rockets rookie forward Clint Capela is expected to be on the team's roster next season, not overseas, a source told Yahoo.
Rookie forward Clint Capela just signed his rookie contract with the Rockets, a source said.
Houston Rockets' Nick Johnson -- 42nd overall pick -- will sign a fully guaranteed, three-year rookie contract, league source tells RealGM.
Rockets SL coach Chris Finch: "D-Mo did everything we asked. He rebounded, played tough defense. We knew he could score inside."
Rockets lose in summer championship game, but have to be pleased with roster guys, particularly D-Mo. Some good signs from Canaan, Johnson.
And the Rockets' nightmare offseason culminates with a second place finish in Summer League. *END SCENE*
The Rockets still have the same amount of Summer League championships as the Spurs. Silver lining!
FINAL: Kings 77, Rockets 68. Ray McCallum led all scorers with 29 points, 9 in the fourth quarter.
The Kings look like they're trying to move the ball, but the Rockets are giving them no passing lanes. Houston leads 58-50 w/ 6:31 to go.
No easy baskets for the Kings in this game. Rockets defense has been stout compared to last few teams the Kings have played.
Rockets lead the Kings 52-50 after three quarters. Ray McCallum making a strong case for game MVP with 20 points for Sacramento.
Heading into final quarter in Vegas, Summer Rockets up 52-50 on Summer Kings. D-Mo w/ 14; Canaan, Johnson 12 each. McCallum 20 for Sac.
Summer Kings up 36-34 on Summer Rockets at half of SL title game. D-Mo w 10p, but lot of summer league legs out there. Hou shooting 31.7 %.
Halftime: Kings 36, Rockets 34. Ray McCallum with 10 points and Nik Stauskas with 8. Montiejunas with 10 for the Rockets.
Kings lead Rockets 38-36 at halftime. 10 points for Ray McCallum, 8 for Nik Stauskas. Montiejunas has 10 points for Houston.
Ray McCallum yelled out: "Oh, that's over the back" on that last Houston Rockets rebound before halftime.
Find it hard to believe there were 41 better players in the draft than ex-Arizona star Nick Johnson. Nice pick for Rockets.
Summer Rockets up on Summer Kings, 17-16, after 1. In 8th game in 10 days, Chris Finch went to bench early. Bench did not give him much.
End of first quarter: Rockets 17, Kings 16.
Score update: Rockets with an 13-5 first quarter lead over the Kings w/ 4:37 to go in the period.
Vivek, Pete D'Alessandro, Chris Kelly and Andy Miller all sitting courtside for this championship bout between the Kings/Rockets.
Which was apparently enough for Hornets coach Patrick Ewing to think I was w/ Rockets and give me a congratulatory handshake.
Ended up stuck behind Rockets players/staff in handshake line with Hornets coaches/players. Didn't realize I was wearing red shirt.
I'm cheering for the Rockets. "Lose the summer, win the summer league" is a pretty good slogan.
All Summer League 1st team: Glen Rice (Wizards) Tony Snell (Bulls) Otto Porter (Wizards) Doug McDermott (Bulls) Donatas Motiejunas (Rockets)
NBA Summer League All-First Team: Doug McDermott and Tony Snell (Bulls), Motiejunas (Rockets), Otto Porter and Glen Rice, Jr. (Wizards),
FINAL: Kings 74, Wizards 62. Kings will play the Rockets for the summer league title tomorrow night.
Also in attendance is Houston Rockets rookie second rounder and former UofA Wildcat Nick Johnson. He's sitting w/ ex NBA F Jerome Williams.
Summer Rockets knock off summer Hornets, 83-79, to advance to SL title game. D-Mo with 18p, 13r; Canaan with 24p. Rest of Rox hit 11 of 51.
Rockets 83, Hornets 79. Five Hornets coaches are trying to hide their glee to be going home.
Canaan 3 and Motiejunas jump hook and the Rockets with 2-point lead while shooting 31.8 % heading into final Charlotte possession.