Houston Rockets Sign 5'5'' Boykins To 10 Day Contract March 27, 2012 20:46

The Houston Rockets yesterday signed 5'5'' free agent point guard, Earl Boykins, to a 10 day contract. The signing of Boykins was just in time for him to make his debut for the Rockets last night.

Boykins made quite an impression in his first Houston Rockets game, helping the Rockets to a 113-106 overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings. He finished the game with 10 points and 5 assists in 21 minutes. Boykins also made a pair of free throws to close out the game in overtime, to seal the win.

Boykins is a 12 year NBA veteran who has career averages of 8.9 points and 3.2 assists in 645 career games.

Last season for the Milwaukee Bucks, Boykins averaged 7.2 points and 2.5 assists in 57 games.