1-Sentence evaluations of 14 NBA Draft prospects for the Houston Rockets

Could the Houston Rockets be in a position to select Alex Sarr?
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The Houston Rockets are in fine shape. After years of mining the NBA draft for talent, they've started turning a corner. That's all you can hope for after three summers of making selections in the lottery.

This summer, the Rockets will make another lottery selection. In this case, the pick is coming via the Brooklyn Nets. This is the fallout from the deal that sent James Harden to the Nets just a few years ago.

This draft is not considered especially strong. In fact, it's developed a horrible reputation. Still, rest assured that there's talent in the lottery.

Here's a one-sentence evaluation for 14 NBA draft prospects the Rockets could choose from.

14. Stephon Castle, PG/SG, UConn

A 6'6" combo guard who can defend multiple positions, but can the Rockets afford another shaky three-point shooter (27.3%)?

13. Cody Williams, SF, Colorado

A 6'8" wing who's a consistent jumper away from being a complete prospect - at 41.5%, why did he shoot just 1.7 threes per game this season?

12. Ja'Kobe Walter, SG, Baylor

Another suspect shooter, Walter could be a prototypical three-and-D guard with shot creation if he can improve on his 33.3% three-point shooting.