Greg Smith has cleared waivers after being released this week by the Houston Rockets.
Smith was waived in order for the Rockets to sign Dexter Pittman.
Smith averaged 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 9.1 minutes in 11 appearances with the Rockets.
The Houston Rockets agreed to sign Dexter Pittman while waiving Greg Smith.
Smith has missed most of the season due to a knee injury.
Pittman, who went to training camp with the Chicago Bulls and later signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks, has averaged 11.3 points and 6.8 rebounds with the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League.
Greg Smith has been ruled out indefinitely after exploratory arthroscopic surgery to repair medial meniscus tear in his right knee, the Houston Rockets announced.
Smith has missed a large part of the season due to injuries.
The Houston Rockets haven't played since they edged the New York Knicks on Friday by the score of 102-100. The win moved the Rockets to 22-13 on the season, five games behind the Spurs in the Southwest Division. But Monday's practice brought more injuries for the Rockets to overcome.As reported by Jenny Dial Creech at Ultimate Rockets, after taking two days off, the Rockets practiced...
There are few big man in the NBA like Pistons big man Andre Drummond and during tonight’s Pistons/Rockets affair, he did something I haven’t seen in awhile.
The play happened in the first quarter as Houston Rockets forward Greg Smith was attempting to post-up hook shot.
Watch as Andre picks the ball out of the air:
Andre Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
Houston Rockets backup power forward Greg Smith has only played in four games this season due to knee injury. But he made significant progress in practice yesterday and is hopeful to return on Sunday against the Sacramento Kings.As reported by Jonathan Feigen at Ultimate Rockets, Smith's last action was a one-minute cameo appearance against the New York Knicks on November 14. ...