HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets waived guards Romel Beck and
Garrett Temple on Wednesday, reducing the roster to 17.
Teams must trim their rosters to 15 players by Monday. Houston
opens the regular season at Portland on Tuesday.
Beck averaged 4.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in two games with the
Rockets in the preseason. He averaged 16 points and three
assists in the developmental league last season. He played with
San Antonio in the summer league before signing a non-guaranteed
contract with Houston.
Temple averaged 2.5 points in four games with Houston this
preseason. He played four seasons at LSU before signing with
Houston as an undrafted free agent.