Rockets waive Mike Harris

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the Rockets have waived forward Mike Harris. Signed as a Call-Up from Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Dec. 23, Harris averaged 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games with the Rockets.

Harris (6-6, 235, Rice), who had rejoined the Rockets following a stint with the team during the 2007-08 season, was averaging a team-leading 25.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 10 games (10 starts) with the Vipers at the time of his Call-Up. A former standout at Rice University, Harris spent his rookie NBA season with the Rockets, averaging 3.6 points and 3.2 rebounds in 17 games in 2007-08.