With two picks in the first round of next week’s NBA draft, the Houston Rockets find themselves in an enviable position. Holding selections No. 14 and 16, the Rockets should be able to plug some holes at center and shooting guard, providing them with some great depth.
After missing out on the playoffs by just two games, the Rockets are headed in a positive direction. Led by a solid young corps of recent draft picks, players like Kyle Lowry, Chase Budinger and Chandler Parsons have the Rockets’ future looking bright.
Key pieces like Goran Dragic and Marcus Camby are unrestricted free-agents, and their departures could lead the way to some interesting selections from general manager Daryl Morey.
Here are five bold options for the Rockets in the first round.