8 Houston Rockets that never played a single minute

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8. Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett was selected with the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, following his freshman season at UNLV in which he posted a statline of 16.1 points, 8.1 rebounds, 53.3 percent shooting overall, and 37.5 percent from long-range. 

Bennett found it rather difficult to adjust to the NBA level of competition, as he was dealt to the Minnesota Timberwolves after his rookie debut, and was later released from Minny. The Rockets signed Bennett to a training camp invite ahead of the 2019-20 season, which raised eyebrows.

Bennett, who is 6 foot 8 inches, had the size to play the power forward position, which the Rockets desperately needed. Bennett had made over 42 percent of his triples in the G-League in his previous season, which was only icing on the cake.

Although Bennett was just 26-years-old at the time of the signing, his NBA career was essentially already over. This was further proven when he wasn't able to make it past preseason cuts.