1 Player from every eliminated team the Houston Rockets should look at

Could the Houston Rockets acquire Paul George this summer?
Could the Houston Rockets acquire Paul George this summer? / Meg Oliphant/GettyImages
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Los Angeles Clippers - Paul George

By contrast, we'll dream bigger when it comes to the Clippers. On the other hand, a trade for Sixth Man of the Year candidate Norman Powell would be suitable as well.

Still, there will surely be some temptation to pursue George. The Rockets ought to tread lightly, but if they could sway George to sign a lucrative, short-term deal similar to Fred VanVleet's contract, he'd be a massive upgrade for them in 2024-25.

Miami Heat - Caleb Martin

There's a theme emerging here. We're looking at mostly wings, and we're looking exclusively at shooters. Don't expect that to change as this article continues.

Granted, Martin had a down year from long range in 2023-24. He shot 34.9%, but he's only two seasons removed from knocking down 41.3% of his 2.6 attempts per game. Martin is also a solid defender who can create his own shot in a pinch.