The Rockets assigned rookies Isaiah Canaan and Robert Covington to their NBA Development League affiliate on Thursday, in time for Friday’s start of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers training camp.
Neither has played this season and did not travel with the team on its recent three-game road trip to continue workouts in Houston in preparation for the start of D-League camp.
The Houston Rockets have assigned Isaiah Canaan and Robert Covington to the NBA D-League, the team announced on Thursday.
Both players will play for the Rockets' affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
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The Houston Rockets have reached agreement with Isaiah Canaan on a three-year deal, with the third year largely guaranteed.
Canaan, 22, was selected by the Rockets with the 34th pick of the draft.
A 6-foot guard, Canaan averaged 21.8 points on 43 percent shooting (37 percent from three-point range) during his senior season at Murray State.
The Houston Rockets announced their 2013 Summer League roster this week.
Patrick Beverley, Terrence Jones, Greg Smith, Isaiah Canaan, James Anderson and Tyler Honeycutt are among the notables on the Rockets' Summer League team. Royce White is not on the roster.