Houston Rockets Waive Ronnie Brewer, Call Up Isaiah Canaan and Troy Daniels
Oct 16, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets small forward Ronnie Brewer (10) passes against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Toyota Center. The Rockets won 108-104. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports
The Houston Rockets made a couple of roster moves Friday, a day after the trade deadline past. Ronnie Brewer has been waived, while both Isaiah Canaan and Troy Daniels have been called up from D-League affiliate Rio Grande Valley.
Brewer has appeared in just 23 games this season, logging only 158 minutes. Canaan, meanwhile, will most likely assume to the role of the 3rd string point guard after Aaron Brooks was traded away, and Daniels has the ability to provide some 3-point shooting if called upon.
Rockets have waived Ronnie Brewer and signed Troy Daniels, per source. Daniels high-scoring shooter with RGV.
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Daniels rights’ had belonged to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, which led the Rockets to officially sign him onto the roster. The deal is reportedly 2-years, with both years being guaranteed.
Daniels was averaging 23.3 points in 32 games with the Vipers, while shooting 41 percent from behind the 3-point line. Daniels also won the NCAA 3-point shooting contest in his senior year at VCU: