2. Matt Bullard
Matt Bullard has entrenched himself into Rockets royalty, as he’s essentially been a staple of the franchise. Not only did Bullard spend nine of his 11 years as a player for the team, but he’s also been a broadcaster and became a member of the front office in 2021.
The man even won a championship here.
But before any of that, Bullard went undrafted in the 1990 NBA Draft. Bullard couldn’t have walked into a better situation, however, as then Rockets head coach Rudy Tomjanovich was a big proponent of spreading the floor with 3-point shooters and allowing Hakeem Olajuwon to kick out to the open man when defenses double-teamed him.
Bullard became one of the better long-range shooters on the Rockets for practically a decade, and he holds a career average of 38.4 percent from three. Bullard even surpassed the 40 percent clip in three of his final four seasons with the Rockets.
All told, Bullard holds the seventh-best long-range shooting average ever in the postseason, as he made 45.8 percent of his treys when the lights were the brightest. Bullard was a tad bit ahead of his time, as he'd be perfect in the modern era.