3 Rockets who could be forced into retirement after the season

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The Houston Rockets made it a priority to add veterans last offseason. This was much needed, considering the fabric of the roster, which included Jalen Green (22-years-old), Alperen Sengun (21-years-old), Jabari Smith Jr. (20-years-old), Amen Thompson (21-years-old), Cam Whitmore (19-years-old) and so on.

They needed structure and direction. Especially after the last several years, which was essentially a free-for-all on the floor. Several of the players brought in should strongly consider retirement after the season, however. Let's get into which players exactly.

3. Reggie Bullock

Reggie Bullock has been a valuable role player for over a decade. He was a first-round draft pick in the 2013 NBA Draft and has constantly found a place in the league, due to his ability to shoot.

Bullock is a career 38.4 percent long-range shooter who has been a starter on four different teams, including the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Dallas Mavericks. Bullock has been a plus defender for several years, fitting the highly-coveted 3-and-D archetype. 

Up until now.

Bullock's inability to defend has kept him off the floor, limiting him to just 9.7 minutes per contest. And although the 32-year-old is now shooting 38.9 percent from deep, it took him half the season to get his 3-point percentage up.

That won't be enough to give him a considerable role moving forward. We've seen long-range snipers find it difficult to land gigs, due to their inability to clamp down opponents on the other end of the floor (hello Ben McLemore and Kemba Walker).

It's probably best for the 11-year-vet to hang it up. After all, he's made $53 million on the court, which is certainly enough to last a lifetime.