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Rockets reportedly work out Luc Mbah a Moute

NBA: OCT 19 Thunder at Clippers

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19: Los Angeles Clippers Forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) looks on during a NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers on October 19, 2018 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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In the small-ball world they chose to inhabit, the Houston Rockets cannot have enough switchable, veteran wing players.

Which is why Luc Mbah a Moute is getting a look.

The 11-year NBA veteran had a workout with the Rockets, reports Kelly Iko of The Athletic.

Mbah a Moute made his name as a 6'8" forward who could defend multiple positions, played smart, and could knock down the three. The Clippers signed him for the 2018-19 season to come off their bench, but he suffered a knee injury that limited him to just four games. He has not set foot on a court this season.

If Mbah a Moute is healthy and close to his old self, he’d be a great fit for Houston — but that’s a big “if” after nearly two seasons off an NBA court. It’s something to watch going forward.