The Houston Rockets finally traded Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks.
That leaves their starting lineup to be anchored down by P.J. Tucker. They really have taken on the concept of “super small ball.”
The Warriors used a version of this when they would play their “Hamptons Five” lineup. It consisted of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodola, Kevin Durant, and Draymond Green.
This worked for them because of Draymond Green’s ability to play the five spot.
But this was not their permanent lineup, they still had a big man to hold down the paint.
Here are the three reasons why running super small ball will be a disaster for the Rockets.