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Postseason Stats: 7.8 PPG, 52.9 FG%, 53.3 3PT%
When it comes to Troy Daniels, we'll use the word "star" loosely. His numbers don't scream stardom by any means, but we'd be remiss not to mention his shocking impact during key stints of Round 1.
Despite having played just five games in his NBA career, Daniels stepped into Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers and knocked down what we can only assume was the biggest shot of his life. He hit a three-pointer with 11.9 seconds to go—a bucket that preceded a 121-116 overtime victory.
One good shot is noteworthy, but an even better performance was yet to come. Game 4 saw the rookie score 17 points (4-of-5 from downtown) in 21 minutes, and while the Rockets lost the contest, he made clutch plays down the stretch that proved Game 2 wasn't just a fluke.
Daniels' performance has already been forgotten by casual fans, which is why he remains at the bottom of this list. His heroics, however, as brief as they may have been, deserve credit.
Fans in Houston hope it's a sign of things to come, and if it is, this won't be the last time we talk about the former VCU Ram.