15 former Rockets that are still available on the free agent market

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14. Ben McLemore

After being selected within the top-seven picks of the 2013 NBA Draft, Ben McLemore found himself out of the league after just six seasons. The Houston Rockets gave him a training camp invite and he made the most of the opportunity.

McLemore's 2019-20 campaign with the Rockets was easily the best season of his career, as he averaged 10.1 points as a reserve and made 40 percent of his triples, on a healthy 6.4 attempts, which was a career-best. McLemore posted true shooting splits of 62.2 percent during the COVID-shortened season and was the Rockets' best 3-point shooter that year also.

All in all, McLemore proved to be a real steal for the franchise. And especially considering that he was signed on a veteran-minimum deal, at the age of just 25.

The Rockets ultimately decided to waive McLemore the following season, as they were undergoing a roster reconstruction due to their rebuild. This cleared the way for him to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he averaged 8 points on 36.8 percent from deep in 17.5 minutes of action.

McLemore had a minor stint with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2021-22, averaging 10.2 points on 36.2 percent from deep as a reserve. McLemore is currently playing in the Greek Basket League and the Basket Champions League after going unsigned in 2022-23.