Ranking Houston Rockets contracts from bargain to nightmare

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Jae'Sean Tate

Jae'Sean Tate is a Swiss Army knife who generally provides elite defense on the wing. He's capable of being a secondary playmaker and is also great at cutting to the basket. 

Tate is never going to be an outside shooter, which kills spacing, but he's a steal at $6.5 million. Which is partly why other teams have tried trading for him in each of the last two trade deadlines.

Aaron Holiday

Aaron Holiday was a last minute signing on the vet-minimum over the summer and wasn't expected to contribute much. After all, he had been a journeyman guard, which isn't usually a sign of a player who will be a high-level role player for a franchise desperate to return to the postseason. 

However, he's been the Rockets' best shooter (40.7 percent on 2.8 attempts) and has been in several of the Rockets' closing lineups. Not to mention lifting the Rockets to their only victory of the season without Fred VanVleet.