Rockets Recall Steve Novak From Rio Grande Valley Vipers

HOUSTON - Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced Sunday that forward Steve Novak has been recalled from Houston's D-League affiliate, Rio Grande Valley. Assigned on Nov. 11, Novak averaged 18.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting, 7.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in nine games with the Vipers. Prior to his assignment, Novak had been designated as an inactive for the Rockets' first six games of the season. He is expected to join the Rockets for Monday's practice at Toyota Center .