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Houston Rockets: What Projected Second Stringers MUST Work On
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
PG: Patrick Beverley- Field Goal Percentage
- Beverley is an excellent defender, a solid rebounder and distributor and a capable scorer, but he needs to improve his field goal percentage. He is set to have a far bigger role next season, as he is a better fit in the backcourt with James Harden than Jeremy Lin, but to truly be as effective as possible, he needs to shoot better than the 41.8% he shot last season. He did have a bigger role in the playoffs than in the regular season and his field goal percentage actually went up to 43.1%, in nearly double the minutes, so he is capable of better play, with more playing time. Hopefully next season, he can get up to that 43% level or better from the post season and if so, he could even take over as the starting point guard.
SG: Reggie Williams- Three Point Shooting
- Houston wants to surround their two superstars, James Harden and Dwight Howar...
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