The Houston Rockets roster is finally taking shape after Daryl Morey and the organization announced waivers.
In a busy Monday where NBA teams must deliver their final 15 player roster there has been quite a few surprises throughout the league, particularly with the Houston Rockets.
Oct 21, 2016; San Antonio, TX, USA; Houston Rockets point guard Gary Payton II (0) prepares to dunk the ball as San Antonio Spurs small forward Davis Bertans (42) defends during the second half at AT&T Center. The Spurs won 114-99. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
However on the Texan front the Houston Rockets added to the drama after sources confirmed the team’s plan to waive Tyler Ennis. Whether a mistake or the team changed course the youngster Ennis is with the team while Argentinian guard Pablo Prigioni was released.
In a somewhat non surprising roster move, the first three cuts were more than expected. To wit, earlier today the team released PJ Hairston, Gary Payton II and Le’Bryan Nash:
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) October 24, 2016
Later Gary Payton II even took time to appreciate the opportunity given and in a classy move thank the organization:
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) October 24, 2016
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