Full Scouting Report for Houston Rockets’ Top 2015 NBA Draft Targets

June 19th, 2015 by Jake Lapin Leave a reply »

As the NBA draft approaches, the Houston Rockets will be looking to add to their contending rotation. The Rockets, coming off an exciting playoff run before falling short in the conference finals, have a few areas of need, but one above all.

With the 18th pick of the draft, it's pretty clear Houston will select a point guard. Patrick Beverley is coming off an injury and will be a restricted free agent. Jason Terry and Pablo Prigioni's returns are questionable, and they're both on the wrong side of 35 years old. Even James Harden admitted he'd like another playmaker around to help carry the load, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.

So yeah, the Rockets should take a point guard. In the middle of the first round, here are three guys general manager Daryl Morey definitely has on his radar.


Jerian Grant, PG, Notre Dame

Grant is a nice combo guard who can score and pass the basketball. He averaged 16.5 points and 6.6 assists per game last year for the Irish, mainly as a point guard. His three-point shooting needs work at just 31 percent, but he can still play off th ...

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