Click the headline link for a complete list of former RGV Vipers and basketball operations personnel who will be participating in the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas July 11-21.
The RGV Vipers announced that the Rockets will return to the RGV for Rocket Launch 2014. Houston will host the Golden State Warriors Sunday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at State Farm Arena. Tickets are on sale now, and are available at the Vipers Pro Shop in Uptown Plaza or at Ticketmaster.com.
Rio Grande Valley Vipers associate head coach Paul Mokeski has been named the head coach of Panama’s national team. Panama is set to participate in the FIBA 2014 Centrobasket Championship Aug. 1-7 in Nayarit, Mexico. For more information about this year’s Centrobasket Championship, click the link above.
Click the headline to learn more about joining the two-time NBA Development League Champion Rio Grande Valley Vipers family! For more information about season tickets, call the Vipers at 956-972-1144!
With one 3-pointer, NBA D-League alum Troy Daniels went from relatively unknown to household name. The sharpshooting guard that set the record for 3-pointers made in a single season with Rio Grande Valley this year propelled the Rockets to a Game 3 win with a clutch bucket with 11 seconds left in OT against Portland.
Onydia Garza/RGV Vipers
Three Vipers were honored in the 2013-14 NBA Development All-NBA D-League Selections: Robert Covington (First Team, All NBA Development League & First Team, All-Rookie), Troy Daniels (Third Team, All-NBA Development League & Second Team, All-Rookie) and Jordan Henriquez (Third Team, All-Rookie).
GRANTLAND: Only 3-Pointers and Layups
Via Grantland: The Houston Rockets' D-League affiliate, the RGV Vipers, shoot more 3s than any other team in professional basketball. Head coach Nevada Smith and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey share an innovative basketball philosophy that has the Vipers shooting primarily from the 3-point line and within 5 feet of the hoop.