Rockets Assign Malcolm Thomas To Rio Grande
The Houston Rockets assigned rookie forward Malcolm Thomas to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the Rockets’ NBA D-League affiliate.
Thomas, who earned a Call-Up to the Rockets from the D-Fenders on March 27, has yet to appear in a game for Houston this season. Prior to his most recent call-up, Thomas appeared in 19 games for the D-Fenders, averaging 13.8 points and 9.3 rebounds. During a previous assignment from the Spurs, he averaged 9.3 points and 6.8 rebounds while with the Austin Toros.