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NBA Summer League 2013: Rockets announce Orlando Pro Summer League roster

Isaiah Canaan joins several returning Rockets for Orlando Pro Summer League play, but Royce White is conspicuous in his absence.

Isaiah Canaan
Isaiah Canaan
Joshua S. Kelly-US PRESSWIRE

The Houston Rockets announced Wednesday their roster for the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League, which runs from July 7th through July 12th at the Orlando Magic's practice court in Amway Center. The event is closed to the public.

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Note that Royce White, a first-round Draft choice in 2012, is not on Houston's squad. He is still under contract with the Rockets, but tweeted Wednesday afternoon that "there's been no communication to me about being wanted there [at Summer League]." White did not play in any games for the Rockets in the 2012/13 season.

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Last Team/College
5 James Anderson SG 6-06 215 Houston Rockets
12 Patrick Beverley PG 6-01 185 Houston Rockets
16 Vander Blue SG 6-04 220 Marquette
1 Isaiah Canaan PG 6-00 188 Murray St.
44 Jack Cooley PF 6-09 246 Notre Dame
33 Robert Covington PF 6-09 215 Tennessee St.
35 Jordan Henriquez C 6-11 250 Kansas St.
26 Tyler Honeycutt SF 6-08 188 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBA D-League)
6 Terrence Jones PF 6-09 252 Houston Rockets
9 Toure' Murray SG 6-05 200 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBA D-League)
14 Tim Ohlbrecht C 6-11 255 Houston Rockets
4 Greg Smith C 6-10 250 Houston Rockets
2 Casper Ware PG 5-10 177 Novipiu Casale Monferrato (Italy)
15 B.J. Young SG 6-03 180 Arkansas

Several returning Rockets indeed made the Orlando Pro Summer League team, including Patrick Beverley and Greg Smith. Second-round Draft choice Isaiah Canaan will also compete in the event.

Perhaps the most notable undrafted free-agent on Houston's summer squad is B.J. Young. In the 2012/13 season, the undersized shooting guard led the Razorbacks in scoring with 15.2 points per game.