The 7-foot-3 Thabeet has played in only two games since the Rockets acquired
him from Memphis in the deadline deal that sent Shane Battier(notes) to the Grizzlies.
Thabeet averaged 1.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 45 games with Memphis this
Thabeet is the third Rockets player to be assigned to the Vipers this
season. He averaged 13.8 points, 11.2 boards and 3.17 blocks in six games with
the D-League Dakota Wizards in 2009-10.
The former Connecticut star was the second overall pick in the 2009 draft.
In 2009-10, he ranked second among rookies in blocks per game (1.31).
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Rockets assign C Thabeet to D-League (AP)