Rockets to Waive Jeremiah Robinson-Earl

The Rockets intend to waive forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, acquired as part of the Kevin Porter Jr. trade with the Thunder, relayed by Shams Charania of The Athletic.Jeremiah Robinson-Earl drives against Nick Richards.

Robinson-Earl, 22, is 6-foot-9 and has been in the NBA for two seasons, both with the Thunder. He averaged 6.8 points and 4.2 rebounds in 43 games last year, shooting 44 percent from the field.

He could very well be picked up by one of the multiple teams with an open roster spot entering the season, or start in the G League.

Robinson-Earl was selected by the Knicks with the No. 32 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, then traded to the Thunder the following day. He was due to make $1.9 million this season, with a team option for $1.98 million in 2024-25.

Houston’s frontcourt rotation currently includes the likes of center Alperen Sengun and Jock Landale, and power forwards Jabari Smith and Tari Eason.

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