Prior to the arrival of James Harden in 2012, the Houston Rockets were stuck in mediocrity, which is the worst place to be in professional sports. The Rockets were too good to land a lottery pick but weren't good to make a deep postseason run; again, no team wants to be stuck there.
Former GM Daryl Morey swung for the fences and landed Harden from the OKC Thunder, with hopes of making him the franchise player. The results were astounding.
Actually, you already know what the results were. I don't even need to tell you that. Especially if you're a Rockets fan.
Ranking the 4 worst Rockets starters of the James Harden era
The Rockets ultimately ended up making the most consecutive postseason appearances with Harden and likely would've won the championship were it not for..again, you don't need me to complete the sentence.
In spite of how close the Rockets came to bringing home the hardware, they didn't always surround Harden with the best talent. With that being said, let's take a look at the four worst starters during the Harden era.