The Rockets intend to pick up their fourth-year contract option for PF/C Donatas Motiejunas.
Coach Kevin McHale said he wants some toughness from Donatas Motiejunas.
Donatas Motiejunas said he'd like to play with the Lakers if he were to leave the Rockets.
Donatas Motiejunas stated in a recent interview that he agreed with Houston's decision to let Chandler Parsons walk.
Donatas Motiejunas double-doubled with 18 points and 13 rebounds on Sunday, helping the Rockets advance to the Summer League tournament finals.
Donatas Motiejunas excelled vs. the Hawks in a win on Saturday with 19 points, 13 boards, one assist and two 3-pointers.
Donatas Motiejunas came off the bench for 13 points, 15 rebounds and a block in 24 minutes on Tuesday.
Donatas Motiejunas came off the bench for 13 points and five rebounds in Wednesday's loss at Toronto.
Donatas Motiejunas started Tuesday's game at PF in place of Terrence Jones (flu) but he picked up four personal fouls in only eight minutes of action.
Donatas Motiejunas played 27 minutes off the bench on Saturday vs. the Clippers with six points, seven boards, one assist and two blocks.
Donatas Motiejunas scored a career-high 20 points vs. the Wolves on Thursday with six boards, one steal and one 3-pointer in 26 minutes.
Donatas Motiejunas went to the locker room in the second quarter of Wednesday's game.
Donatas Motiejunas played 22 minutes and had eight points, four rebounds and two assists on 2-of-6 shooting Wednesday.
Donatas Motiejunas played 26 minutes against the Mavericks on Wednesday with 12 points, 13 boards and one turnover.