1. Ayo Dosunmu
NBA Comparison: Jrue Holiday/Dejounte Murray
Ayo Dosunmu, another name that may not jump out at you, is a junior guard out of Illinois. Dosunmu has great size at 6-foot-5 and 200 pounds and has improved his scoring and 3-point shooting every year since coming into college.
Dosunmu is also a good defender with great handles who can get his own shot. Dosunmu shot 39 percent from the 3-point line as a junior and averaged over 20 points a game in the same year.
He has good court vision and can score in traffic, as seen in these highlights.
As you can see, Dosunmu has a good shooting form and tight handles, which helps him get to his spot quickly and under control.
He will need to work on consistency, as he can be a streaky player and will need to get stronger going against better competition at the NBA level. But there’s no denying that Dosunmu has the skills to be a late-round gem for the Houston Rockets.
The Rockets’ draft, of course, is centered around where they fall in the draft lottery. A top-2 pick could change the franchise and change how the Rockets draft later in the first round.
But even if the Houston Rockets don’t get that coveted lottery pick, there is still plenty of talent in the middle and bottom of the first round.