Houston Rockets: Isaiah Canaan and Robert Covington To Play In D-League All-Star Game

By Michael Ma

Oct 25, 2013; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies small forward Quincy Pondexter (20) guards Houston Rockets small forward Robert Covington (33) during the fourth quarter at FedExForum. Memphis Grizzlies lose to Houston Rockets 92 – 73. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets rookies Isaiah Canaan and Robert Covington have been selected to play in the D-League All-Star game on Saturday, Feb. 15. This marks the 3rd straight season that the Rockets have had a representative in the showcase game, with Greg Smith taking part in 2012 and Terrence Jones last season.

Canaan has played in 17 games with Rio Grande Valley, averaging 21.5 points, 4 rebounds, 8.1 assists, while shooting 44 percent from the field.

Covington has played in 21 D-League games, and has averaged 21 points and 8.8 rebounds.