The Houston Rockets have signed free agent guard Armoni Brooks to a two-way contract.
In associated strikes, the Rockets waived guard Ben McLemore and middle Justin Patton.
Brooks (6-3, 195) was eligible for the 2019 NBA Draft following his junior season on the College of Houston. He spent 2019-20 with the School Park Skyhawks within the G League earlier than being acquired this season by the Rockets affiliate, Rio Grande Valley.
In 15 video games for the Vipers, Brooks averaged 16.8 factors, 3.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.07 steals. He led the G League in 3-pointers made (57) whereas averaging 3.8 on 37.5% taking pictures. Over his remaining two collegiate seasons with the Cougars, Brooks averaged 2.8 3-pointers made on 40.2% taking pictures.
McLemore was in his second season with Houston. In 103 video games with 27 begins as a Rocket, he averaged 9.3 factors, 2.2 rebounds, and a pair of.3 3-pointers made on 38.2% taking pictures.
Patton signed a two-way contract with Houston on Feb. 19 and appeared in 13 video games with six begins, averaging 5.4 factors, 3.8 rebounds and 1.08 blocks.