The Houston Rockets met face-to-face with Zhou Qi for the first time.
Zhou played for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association last season, averaged 15.1 points and 8.6 rebounds. He led the CBA in blocks the last two seasons. Zhou also participated in the Olympics for China.
Zhou doesn't have an out clause in his contract with the Flying Tigers to join the NBA this season.
The Rockets picked Zhou in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft.