Rockets Veteran Big Man Nene Signing Autographs Before Game 4 (Video)

Video Of Nene Signing AutographsTake a look at original video of Rockets big man Nene signing autographs, outside of the Loews Minneapolis Hotel, which sits across the street from Target Center. The clip was gathered prior to Game 4 of the Rockets vs Timberwolves first round series.

Nene (full name Nene Hilario), a Sao Carlos, Brazil native, was originally drafted by the Nuggets in 2002 and is now in his 16th NBA season. He spent most of his career in Denver, before getting traded to the Wizards in 2012.

In 2016, Nene signed with the Rockets.

For his career, Nene is a 11.7 points a game scorer and 6.2 per night rebounder, while owning a reputation as a strong inside presence.

In 52 games this season, the Brazilian averaged 6.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest.

In Game 4, Nene scored 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds, in the Rockets 119-100 victory over the Timberwolves.