2 Studs, 1 dud from Rockets' Summer League tournament

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2. Dud- Jay Huff

On the surface, Jay Huff's inclusion on this list may seem like a mistake. Especially if you're factoring in his G-League success last season, as took home a considerable amount of hardware, as outlined below. 

-Defensive Player of the Year 
-First Team All G-League
-G-League Blocks Leader

It might seem even more perplexing, considering how Huff was signed to a two-way deal by the Denver Nuggets after just two Summer League games, in which he even averaged 2.5 blocks per game, which ranked eighth in the entire Summer League.

Stats oftentimes don't tell the full story. 

Truthfully, Huff getting signed was a shock for anyone who watched him play in the Rockets' Summer League games.

Because what you likely saw, if you did watch Huff this summer is someone who proved incapable of being a lob threat, was always unable to corral passes (including even sweet dimes from Amen Thompson in the opener), and someone who got put on a poster by Portland Trail Blazers guard Shaedon Sharpe.