The Houston Rockets are using one of their two-way contracts on a former Golden State Warriors guard. According to a report, the Rockets reached an agreement with Briante Weber.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the deal between the Rockets and Weber. Wojnarowski mentioned that Weber "will initially report" to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Rio Grande is the NBA G League affiliate of the Rockets.

Weber's deal will see him play for the Vipers in the G League. It also allows him to be with the Rockets for a maximum of 45 days in the 2017-18 NBA season.

Wojnarowski added in his report that Weber's contract has a team option for the 2018-19 season.

Weber went undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft. Despite this, he had several opportunities in the NBA. The NBA teams he had the chance of playing for aside from the Warriors were the Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, and the Charlotte Hornets. Before his agreement with the Rockets, Weber tried his luck with the Los Angeles Lakers. Unfortunately, he got waived just ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Another chance

Signing with the Houston Rockets gives Briante Weber another shot in the NBA. As of the moment, he has an excellent chance of being called up to the main roster with Chris Paul injured. The All-Star playmaker is dealing with knee soreness and is expected to be out for a few weeks.

The Rockets need depth at the point guard position with Paul out, and Weber could help them with that.

Weber will likely be a backup of James Harden when he becomes a part of the Rockets roster. Harden will take over the duties at point guard as Paul recovers from his injury. Weber's strong suit is defense, and that can bring balance at the position since Harden is a pure scorer.

Rockets rolling

The Houston Rockets are yet to feel the absence of Chris Paul. So far, they remain unbeaten with a 3-0 record. The only game they had with Paul was their opening night stunner versus the Golden State Warriors. In their next two outings, they still won convincingly without CP3. Last Wednesday, they edged the new-look Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center, 105-100.

They followed that up with a dominant performance against Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. The Rockets blew out the Mavs at the Toyota Center Saturday night, 107-91.

Tonight, the Rockets look to continue their winning ways when they host another Western Conference powerhouse. The Memphis Grizzlies will also try to keep their record unblemished in Houston.