The Houston Rockets on Thursday picked up the $1.93 million option on the rookie contract of forward Kenyon Martin Jr
The 2023-24 season will be the fourth for Martin, a second-round pick in 2020.
Martin, known as KJ, posted career-best averages of 12.7 points and 5.5 rebounds in 82 games (49 starts) last season.
Martin, 22, has career averages of 10.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 206 games (59 starts) with the Rockets
He is the son of former NBA player Kenyon Martin, who played 16 seasons from 2000-15.
Houston also waived guard Daishen Nix, who averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 assists in 57 games (seven starts) last season.
–Field Level Media
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