Rockets Assign Courtney Fortson To Rio Grande
The Houston Rockets assigned Courtney Fortson to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the Rockets’ NBA Development League affiliate.
Fortson, who earned a Call-Up to the Rockets from the Los Angeles D-Fenders on March 17, has appeared in five games for Houston this year, averaging 2.8 points, 1.2 rebounds and 7.2 minutes. During a previous stint in the NBA, Fortson appeared in four games for the L.A. Lakers. In nine total NBA games this season, he is averaging 3.4 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 9.1 minutes.