Jeff Green: A
Welcome back, Uncle Jeff! Green may be the epitome of what Udoka was hoping for when he asked for experienced vets who have won on the highest stage that still promote internal growth.
The journeyman is fresh off of a much deserved NBA title where he was seen providing veteran leadership to some of the most important players on Denver's championship team.
Don't expect Green to play a lot of minutes, but rather to come in as the 11th man during an 82-game season and help guide players like Jabari Smith Jr., Tari Eason, and Alperen Şengün. Green will be especially helpful for the young Rockets who may find themselves as role players long term.
Green started his career as a potential star prospect but eventually molded his game around his strengths and learned how to contribute meaningfully to whichever team he found himself on.
Jeff Green officially signed for two-years $16 million, the second year being non-guaranteed. This gives the Rockets an excellent vet and some more flexibility as they navigate the long-term future of this roster.