Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 3/26/12
HOUSTON Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed guard Earl Boykins to a 10-day contract. He will wear jersey 6 with the Rockets. Boykins (5-5, 133, Eastern Michigan) has averaged 8.9 points (.349, 382-1,095 3FG) and 3.2 assists in 644 career games (34 starts) with New Jersey, Cleveland, Orlando, the L.A. Clippers, Golden State, Denver, Charlotte, Washington and Milwaukee. With 5,752 career points, the 12-year veteran currently stands 12th in NBA history for points scored by a player under six-foot tall. Undrafted out of Eastern Michigan, Boykins also played for the CBAs Rockford Lightning (1998-99) and La Fortezza Bologna of the Italian League (2008-09). In 57 games with the Bucks last season, Boykins averaged 7.2 points and 2.5 assists. Boykins scored 22 points (8-12 FG, 4-5 3 FG) at L.A. Lakers (122110) and netted a season-high 26 points (9-16 FG, 7-8 FT) vs. Dallas (1111). He handed out a season-best 11 assists at Philadelphia (1141...
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