What’s my name again? Rockets’ Jackson ‘anonymous’ in NBA debut
Despite having the top seed in the Western Conference locked up heading into the playoffs, the Houston Rockets aren’t sitting around when it comes to roster maintenance.
In fact, it turns out general manager Daryl Morey moves faster than the team’s seamstress.
The Rockets waived Tim Quarterman Wednesday and replaced him with Aaron Jackson, who has spent the last seven seasons playing overseas. Jackson has signed for the rest of the season.
So when it was time to suit up for his NBA debut against Sacramento Wednesday, Jackson found something missing from his game jersey.
— All we are is Dustin Nguyen (@itsdtrain) April 12, 2018
Yes, that was the number Quarterman wore in his stint with the Rockets, and the team just didn’t have time to get Jackson’s name plate sewed on. But they did have time to cover up Quarterman’s.
But like they say, it’s more about the name on the front of the jersey anyway, right? The anonymous Rocket played 34 minutes and scored eight points in a 13-point loss to the Kings.
We’re guessing he’ll have a name on his back in the postseason. We hope.