Houston Rockets: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff….
Best Move: Dwight Howard
- The Rockets signed the best center in the NBA, who is a superstar and a true offensive and defensive force. Pretty easy choice that does not explanation, but if you need one, he makes their offense even better, even though they were 2nd in the NBA last season and improves their 28th ranked defense.
Worst Move: Not Upgrading at PF
- Who is their best power forward? Donatas Motiejunas? Greg Smith? Terrence Jones? If those are their choices, then this is a problem. They may now have a superstar duo in James Harden and Howard, but they completely lack a starting power forward. Greg Smith is more of a center, Jones is combo forward and although Motiejunas has the shooting prowess at power forward that works best with Dwight Howard and that Kevin McHale likes to start, he was incredibly inefficient last season and does not rebound, so he should not be a start...