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Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: 2012-13 Houston Rockets

by on Oct.12, 2012, under Team analysis

Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik

Lin and Asik are the two new faces in Houston to get excited about. They also look kinda funny next to each other.

Depth chart:

PG: Jeremy Lin Toney Douglas Scott Machado Shaun Livingston
SG: Kevin Martin Jeremy Lamb Kyle Fogg Demetri McCamey
SF: Chandler Parsons Carlos Delfino Terrence Jones Gary Forbes
PF: Patrick Patterson Royce White Marcus Morris JaJuan Johnson
C: Omer Asik Donatas Motiejunas Greg Smith Jon Brockman

Relevant fantasy players and their projected draft round (PDR) and per-game stats:

Name: Position: PDR: FG%: FT%: 3PTM: Pts: Reb: Ast: Stl: Blk: TO:
Jeremy Lin PG 5 43% 80% 1.0 19.3 3.5 8.3 2.0 0.3 3.7
Kevin Martin SG 7 43% 90% 2.2 17.0 2.3 2.5 1.0 0.1 2.2
Omer Asik C 7 50% 50% - 7.0 10.0 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0
Chandler Parsons SF/PF 9 45% 65% 1.3 10.0 4.7 2.5 1.5 0.5 1.5
Carlos Delfino SG/SF 10 40% 75% 1.5 8.0 3.0 2.0 1.3 0.2 1.0
Patrick Patterson C/PF 11+ 45% 70% - 8.3 5.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.8
Jeremy Lamb SG/SF 11+ 45% 80% 1.0 7.5 2.7 0.7 0.5 0.3 1.0

Most likely to surprise:
Asik

Sleeper:
Parsons

Most likely to disappoint:
Martin

Category specialists:
Threes: Martin, Delfino
Steals: Lin, Asik, Parsons
Blocks: Asik

Storylines:
- how Lin and his knee fare in a full season as the leader of a team
- who gets the lion’s share of minutes at SG, SF and PF

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2011-12:
- Pts: 9th
- FGM: T-6th
- FGA: 3rd
- FG%: 14th
- FT%: T-3rd
- 3PTM: T-9th
- Reb: 15th
- Ast: 12th
- TO: T-14th
- Stl: T-16th
- Blk: T-20th
- Pace: 11th
- Offensive Efficiency: T-12th
- Defensive Efficiency: 15th

Fantasy-friendliness for 2012-13B-

Bonus:
Jeremy Lin’s summer, animated:

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