Josh Powell has officially joined the Houston Rockets' coaching staff.
Powell has been working with the Rockets in a coaching role since October.
Powell spent part of last season with the Rockets and has played eight NBA seasons.
Veteran forward Josh Powell has been waived by the Houston Rockets, a league source told RealGM.Powell had a non-guaranteed contract for 2014-15 as part of the multi-year deal he signed late last season. Despite the likelihood of his release, Powell entered training camp as one of the Rockets’ locker room voices, a close friend of Dwight Howard who trained with the All-Star center...
The Houston Rockets will sign Josh Powell to a multi-year contract, league sources told RealGM.
Powell's contract for next season will be non-guaranteed, which sets up the possibility of a trade.
A two-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, Powell had spent the season playing overseas. He averaged 15 points and 9.9 rebounds in the Chinese Basketball Association.
Josh Powell signed with the Genebra Kings of Philippines, the club announced Monday.
Powell had spent the season playing in the Chinese Basketball Association.
Powell was in training camp with the New York Knicks in October.