The free agency will begin Friday night and obviously the Rockets have already planned a signing at its opening. According to NY Times they should sign the winger Jae’Sean Tate, not drafted when he left Ohio State in 2008. We don’t know what the details of the deal will be, but we imagine that it will be unsecured in the form of an invitation to the training camp.
Last season he played in the NBL at the Sydney Kings under the direction of a certain Will Weaver, who has just been hired as an assistant coach for the Rockets. He shot 16.6 points at 65.1% including 40.5% at 3-pts, 5.8 rebounds, 1.9 passes and 1.1 interceptions. The season before he had played in Belgium.
Last summer he played 4 Summer League games in Las Vegas with the Nuggets. He had signed 7.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2 assists in 23.7 minutes.