Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Summer League

Last year, the Houston Rockets had options on NBA Draft night

it was clear that the team wouldn’t have the ability to pick Cade Cunningham.

the Rockets had their pick of the next batch of guys.

There was a Green Gang and a Mobley Mob

With basically no players besides Green willing to work out for Houston

But technically the Rockets still could have picked whomever they so desired.

That allowed the narrative of “Houston passed on Evan Mobley.

Houston was basically resigned to taking the last of the top three players.

They apparently made calls to Orlando about acquiring the top pick