3 Rockets who could slip into an All-Rookie team selection this year

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Tyty Washington Jr.

Unfortunately, Tyty Washington hasn't seen a ton of time on this team during his rookie year. Despite that, he has shown some solid back-up point guard potential.

In his 30 games played this season, in only 13.7 minutes per game, he's logging an impressive 3.36 assist-to-turnover ratio. This mark would be top 20 in the entire league, if he played enough minutes to qualify.

Tyty also logged a very respectable 6.3 turnover ratio, which would also log in the top 20 if extrapolated for the entire season if played enough minutes.

Those are quality point guard numbers to look at. Comparatively they match up with guards like Tyus Jones (when he first started) for example, who is widely regarded as the best backup point in the league.

He's struggled with his shot. Only shooting percentages of 35.5/21.8/62.5 with a true shooting percentage of 42.3 percent. These are very bad, so sending him down to the G-League to get scoring reps and confidence is understandable.

One aspect of his game offensively that shows a lot of promise is his floater game. He's shooting a great 52.1 percent on driving floating jump shots, according to NBA.com. Tyty gets it off with ease and it's very unpredictable. You could easily see that being one of the driving forces in his game in the future.

But, purely looking at a standpoint of point guard duties such as getting guys the ball, not turning it over, and playing with good pace, TyTy has impressed.