Bennett (knee) was waived by the Rockets on Wednesday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
This move comes after Bennett underwent arthroscopic knee surgery earlier in the month. The 2013 No. 1 overall pick will likely have to prove his health before finding an opportunity elsewhere.
Bennett will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
It's unclear how long the procedure will keep Bennett sidelined, but it sounds like it will prevent the former first overall pick from earning a spot on the roster for the start of the season.