Nene and K.J. McDaniels are starting for the Rockets on Saturday vs. the Grizzlies.
Nene looked great in his first live-game action with the Rockets, posting 12 points on 4-of-4 FGs and 4-of-4 FTs, with four rebounds, and two assists in just 14 minutes.
Mike D’Antoni said that Nene is "looking good" and "playing well" at training camp.
Nene scored a game-high 19 points during an 86-69 win over Nigeria on Monday, adding seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in 24 minutes.
Nene went off for 24 points, 11 rebounds, two steals and four turnovers on 11-of-17 shooting in 38.5 big minutes, but Brazil still fell to Argentina in double overtime by a 111-107 score on Saturday.
Nene scored 11 points during Sunday's loss to Lithuania, to go with a game-high eight boards, two assists, one steal and one block in 30 minutes.
Nene agreed to a one-year, 2.9 million deal with the Rockets on Wednesday.
The Trail Blazers have shown "exploratory interest" in free agent Nene.
Nene, who will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, is reportedly not contemplating retirement.
Ramon Sessions, Marcus Thornton, Otto Porter, Jared Dudley and Nene will start against the Hawks on Wednesday.
Nene could be rested on Monday vs. the Nets.
Nene scored 10 points on Tuesday vs. the Warriors with one rebound in 18 minutes.
Nene started Sunday's game in place of Markieff Morris (calf), posting 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting with three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 30 minutes.
Nene will start Sunday's game in place of Markieff Morris (calf).