Rockets

 Enes Freedom

Earlier Thursday afternoon, the Houston Rockets traded Daniel Theis to the Boston Celtics for Dennis Schroder and several other pieces.

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

One of those pieces was former Celtics big man Enes Freedom.

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

While he didn’t play an integral role for the Celtics this season, he was still a solid depth piece for the team

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

However, Houston doesn’t plan on having him contribute at all.

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

Just 10 minutes after the team announced it traded for the big man

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

they announced plans to release him – according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

Freedom, formerly Enes Kanter, was averaging 3.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and shooting 40-percent from beyond the arc.

Rockets

 Enes Freedom

While he won’t get a chance to show what he can do in Houston, he’ll likely be picked up by another team in the coming days.