The Rockets that Marcus Camby left were about to be so young that had he returned he would have looked like a camp counselor driving the bus.
He was in the first wave of last summer's exodus from that team leaving only a pair of rookies behind. Heading into his 17th season Camby fit far better with a Knicks team crowded with players of his own generation than a Rockets roster that would become the NBA's youngest and least experienced.
Most of the Rockets he rejoined Sunday might not have been out of kindergarten when Camby's NBA career began but somehow one season later he fits.
Camby 39 signed a one-year veteran's minimum contract with the Rockets in part for the chance to return home. After agreeing to a $3.4 million buyout with the Toronto Raptors he will earn roughly $1.4 million from his Rockets contract $884293 paid by the Rockets.
The longtime Pearland resident had said when acquired by the Rockets late in the 2011-12 season that he wanted to finish his career at home. Bu...