Rockets Recall Johnson from the Vipers

HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has recalled guard Nick Johnson from Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley.

Johnson (6-3, 200, Arizona), who was assigned to the Vipers on Nov. 18, appeared in three games for Rio Grande Valley and averaged 21.7 points, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 31.8 minutes per game.

Selected by the Rockets 42nd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, Johnson will return from his D-League Assignment to the Rockets where he has appeared in three games so far this season, totaling two points and a rebound in 11 minutes of playing time.