AUGUST 25: The Rockets have officially signed both Nix and Bey, the team announced today in a press release.
AUGUST 24: The Rockets have agreed to Exhibit 10 training camp deals with undrafted rookie Daishen Nix and 2020 second-round pick Tyler Bey, reports Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle.
Nix was a highly-ranked point guard prospect before joining the G League Ignite last season, where he showcased impressive passing instincts and size, but struggled with his shot. He averaged 8.5 PPG, 5.3 RPG and 5.3 APG in 26.5 MPG with the Ignite, but shot just .384/.176/.714.
Nix played Summer League with the Sixers, averaging 5.2 PPG, 1.8 RPG, 1.8 APG and 1.6 SPG in just 11.5 MPG, but only connected on one-of-five three-point attempts in over 57 total minutes.
Bey was selected with the 36th pick in the 2020 draft by the Sixers and was included in the deal that sent Josh Richardson to the Mavericks for Seth Curry. Bey only played 18 games with the Mavs, and averaged just 3.9 minutes a game in those 18 contests, though he recorded 15.1 PPG and 9.2 RPG in the G League.
The Rockets have no shortage of guards on their roster, but few true point guards, especially if the team is able to move one or both of John Wall or D.J. Augustin, so there’s a chance Nix could find a home if he proves himself in training camp. However, both players face steep competition on a roster full of young, hungry prospects. Unless one earns a two-way contract, they’re more likely to end up playing for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Houston’s G League affiliate.
25 thoughts on “Rockets Sign Daishen Nix, Tyler Bey To Exhibit 10 Deals”
I since a name change. theisnix bey?
He should change it, but I still don’t get the OP. ISIL Bey
Really like all the young defenders and athletic pieces they’ve added
Bey was a disappointment. Poor mans Shawn Marion.
Shawn Marion was one of the best players in the NBA at his peak and you are comparing Bey to him? Even the “poor man’s” modifier doesn’t help here.
Shawn Marion was really good, but he was never “one of the best.”
It still means disappointment, which points to GL/Europe, since he was not that celebrated except for defense.
Shawn Marion is being severely undervalued here. The league has changed a lot in the last 10-15 years. Shawn Marion in his prime is a max player in today’s NBA.
Bring out the banners!
They will be in a few years to add to the two from ’94/’95, don’t worry.
Only they are adding in a FEW yrs. is draft picks. Countdown has begun on the “NameChange” .
Lol don’t hold your breath. This team has a looooooooong way to go before they will contend for a CHIP again.
Lol talking about banners and titles when your team just had the second overall pick after they did nothing with Harden through his prime, hilarious
Another work bad take from GreedWood. Gotta wait and see first.
Let’s see this young group play before we announce our soon-to-be banners, brother. I’m excited to see, but let’s not put the cart before the horse. Lol
Cam has the right idea.
The rebuild hasn’t even begun yet. You need a core to move forward with a rebuild. Wall has to go. Gordon has to go. Even Wood has to go. Then you will see the real players and direction. It’s imbecile to talk banners now. Build a team first. RocketHomer is a troll. He’s not even from Houston.
Yeah, it’s okay being a homer, but not to be overly confident about something highly unlikely. I’m born and raised in Houston lol. I’m on board with Wall and EG needing to be gone. Wood is still young. I like him and Theis together. This year will show if Wood will be around after this season. The only players guaranteed to be around in 2022-23 are the rookies.
I got nothing against players. But they are betting on Green. I like Green a lot. There are young pieces. But you are right way too early. Like I said let’s wait to see Core. I don’t even think Wood is part of this cause he’s older. All about Green now.
100% fair. No telling anyone that could be on this roster in 4+ years the way the NBA is lol
Worst ran organization in the NBA
Their cheap owner is to blame