Jalen Green is without a doubt the most talented rookie the Houston Rockets drafted in July, but it appears that Alperen Sengun has already established himself as the second-best prospect. And since it only took two future draft picks to acquire the rights of the Turkish native, the Rockets could end up with one of the biggest draft-day steals over the previous five years.
Christian Wood and Alperen Sengun are a new tandem for the Rockets Entering the Rockets’ final preseason game, Christian Wood gave every reason for fans to feel anxious about his play ahead of the new season. Wood did not resemble the All-Star caliber player he was last year, as he averaged 11.6 points and 7.3 rebounds through the first three exhibition matches. But against the Spurs, Wood finally found his groove.
Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: SportsTalk790 Online: Rockets App Spurs SB Nation Blog: Pounding the Rock Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Jae’Sean Tate, Alperen Sengun, Christian Wood Spurs: DeJounte Murray, Derrick White, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, Jakob Poeltl After falling to the Toronto Raptors on Monday, the Houston Rockets will close out their four-game preseason schedule tonight against the San Antonio Spurs.