3 Draft prospects who could serve as Rockets' Jalen Green upgrade

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3. Ja'Kobe Walter

Baylor’s Ja’Kobe Walter is one of the best players in the nation. He’s the ideal 3-and-D wing and his 6-foot-5 frame doesn’t hurt. Walter has struggled with shooting consistency this season, which could potentially cause him to slide outside of the top-five in June’s draft.

Walter has thrived as the primary scoring option for Baylor, averaging a team-high 14.8 points, however his shooting splits have left alot to be desired (38.8 percent from the field and 33.5 percent from deep).

Walter had a grand opportunity to silence all skeptics in Saturday's primetime matchup against Kansas and struggled yet again, to the tune of 3-of-13 from the field and 2-of-9 from long-range.

Walter is a high-volume scorer who is best when attacking and applying rim pressure on the offensive end. He draws contact and gets easy trips to the charity stripe. 

The major hole in his game (aside from the shooting woes) is his inability to operate as a playmaker. He tends to press and make forced decisions when teams load up on him and aim to stop him from getting buckets. 

He has the tools and mentality to be a ferocious defender, and his versatility on defense bodes well at the next level, where many NBA teams like to switch on practically everything.