In what has been a disappointing season for the Rockets, they must be encouraged by the surprisingly successful pairing of Dwight Howard and Clint Capela.
The Rockets are liking what they see in Terrence Jones, who came off the bench Wednesday to fuel Houston to its fifth consecutive victory.
Congratulations are in order for the beard.
The rule change is a shift from the past where players had to declare for the draft before the N.B.A. combine and in doing so renounce future college eligibility.
Once some of the best players in the NBA, these guys have struggled mightily this season (unsurprisingly, this list includes a Rockets player).