Rockets: 4 things that separate Amen Thompson from even the best prospects

2023 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot
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Not too unlike The Prophet Moses, Houston Rockets incoming point guard Amen Thompson catches a kick out at the left wing, and pumps the ball to fake out all four defenders. They split open a path for Amen to go downhill for a tomahawk dunk that only a handful of players in NBA history can achieve.

This was the play that finally sold me on Amen Thompson.

Why did I need be sold on Amen?

4 things that separate Rockets' Amen Thompson from even the best prospects.

Because I was a doubter, a hater, someone that is fixed in his old ways and couldn’t accept the all-world player development that Over Time Elite offered. Thompson chose to develop in this league versus the NCAA, a controversial path.

For those of you that are new to Overtime Elite, it is a relatively new league that offers an alternative path other than the NCAA for elite high school prospects. Now I am going to sell Amen Thompson to the remaining doubters that linger in our beloved Houston Rockets fanbase.