The Houston Rockets will be needing big contributions from veteran reserve Ben McLemore. Here are three goals for McLemore this season.
The Houston Rockets made waves when they signed Ben McLemore to the roster for the upcoming season. At the time it made sense, as the contract was non-guaranteed, which meant he was essentially being offered an invite to training camp.
That caveat made it a good decision, as the team could have easily cut their ties if McLemore wasn’t able to impress during the preseason. However, the Rockets have since lost Gerald Green for a significant amount of time (if not the entire season), and that instantly gave McLemore a bigger role than initially anticipated.
That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as McLemore is a much better 3-point shooter than Green and is playing for a lot, as he tries to avoid the “draft bust” label that every player wants to avoid. With McLemore set to replace the production Gerald Green was going to provide, it’s worth delving into three goals McLemore needs to have this season. Let’s get started:
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