Thursday , Jul , 20 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Rockets sign Spanoulis

Houston, TX (Sports Network) – The Houston Rockets signed Greek swing-guard
Vassilis Spanoulis to a three-year contract on Wednesday.

Houston acquired Spanoulis’ rights after trading second-round picks with
Dallas in the 2004 NBA Draft.

Spanoulis, 23, led the Panathanaikos Greens to the Greek league
championship. At 6-foot-4, he averaged 15.5 points and 3.1 assists in 21

A member of the Greek Olympic team, Spanoulis is training with the Greek team
for the world championships and won’t be in Houston until September.