4 Recent signings Rockets will regret come January

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1. Dillon Brooks

The Memphis Grizzlies made it clear they were not bringing back Brooks before the offseason officially began, but the Rockets were willing to pay him $86 million over the next four years. Most of the team’s dealings this offseason included team options, but not Brooks’ contract. It is all guaranteed, and he can earn $4 million more in unlikely incentives.

Brooks is an elite wing defender that could transform into a solid role player, but he was unhappy doing so in Memphis. The 27-year-old wants to be one of the top scoring options, but his inefficiency and poor shot selection are detrimental to his team.

Brooks will be among the league leaders in technical fouls and his antics created trouble (subscription required) for the Grizzlies in the playoffs. He is a hard worker, but his temper could get the best of him on a team that is no stranger to personnel issues.

The Houston Rockets will regret giving Dillon Brooks a massive four-year contract. He will take shots away from their young talent and create some headaches in the locker room, especially if Ime Udoka and his staff cannot get him to buy into a lesser offensive role.

Does the Rockets' spending spree result in a significant on-court improvement or a disaster? There were some questionable signings, but stay tuned to see how it all shakes out.