Stephen Silas Rumors
Rockets coach Stephen Silas was unable to attend Friday’s introductory news conference for the team’s draft picks because he is in NBA health and safety protocols. Silas said he has “very minor symptoms” and that he is fully vaccinated for COVID. NBA protocols require coaches, players and staff to isolate if they have been in contact with individuals that tested positive.
The name I keep hearing attached to Houston is Green. USC’s Evan Mobley has been discussed in some circles, as well as Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs, but smart money would be on the Rockets taking the 19-year old out of the G League’s Ignite on draft night. It’s well known that head coach Stephen Silas has an affinity for versatile guards, and Green has been said to have the highest upside in his class, from a scoring, explosive and star standpoint.
Adam Spolane: Stephen Silas on what he learned from watching the playoffs (1/2): “Versatility is huge. Guys who can take off the dribble, guys who can draw a second defender, all the stuff that you see in the regular season, but it gets magnified in the playoffs.”