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Houston Rockets: Options at guard for the 2018 NBA Draft

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 25: Devonte' Graham #4 of the Kansas Jayhawks looks to passes the ball against Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils during the first half in the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at CenturyLink Center on March 25, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
OMAHA, NE - MARCH 25: Devonte' Graham #4 of the Kansas Jayhawks looks to passes the ball against Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils during the first half in the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at CenturyLink Center on March 25, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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OMAHA, NE – MARCH 25: Devonte’ Graham #4 of the Kansas Jayhawks looks to passes the ball against Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils during the first half in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at CenturyLink Center on March 25, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
OMAHA, NE – MARCH 25: Devonte’ Graham #4 of the Kansas Jayhawks looks to passes the ball against Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils during the first half in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at CenturyLink Center on March 25, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

 With the NBA Draft coming up, the Rockets will have plenty of options in this unusually deep class.

The Houston Rockets have a second-round selection in this year’s NBA Draft. The selection will be made on June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Assuming the Rockets keep their pick, one of the feasible options would be for them to select a young guard. Today, we will be looking at three players that the Rockets should consider taking with the No. 46 overall pick.

The guard position was great for the Rockets this season. The three-headed monster of James Harden and Chris Paul with Eric Gordon coming off the bench was enough to devastate most teams.

However, the lack of depth there showed whenever CP3 was injured. At first, Bobby Brown and Isaiah Taylor tried to take some minutes. When neither of those two worked, the Rockets just ended up shortening their rotation. A cheaper and better option for a backup guard could be found in this draft. Let’s examine some options:

Next: Prospect No. 1

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