Five Point Guards The Houston Rockets Should Consider Pursuing

By Lee Golden
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Mar 11, 2015; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard D.J. Augustin (14) dribbles the ball around Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

In seven seasons, D.J. Augustin has played for six different NBA teams. Hopefully, the Rockets can make that seven. I love how Augustin plays (similar to Aaron Brooks). His strengths lie within his decision making, quickness and shooting ability.

He’s a better spot-up shooter than one who creates off the dribble. But, as we witnessed this season, Houston’s point guards are allowed a great deal of open jumpers due to the distraction Harden possesses. And again, Augustin can get to the rim and extract responsibility from Harden. He hasn’t truly been tested in a West Coast offense but I can only imagine that his genre of basketball would benefit in it.

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