On October 27, 2012, after failing to reach a contract extension, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the 6th man of the year and future MVP candiate to the Houston Rockets. Along with Harden, Cole Aldrich, Lazar Hayward and Daequan Cook were also traded to the Rockets.
Here’s a quick rundown of that infamous trade and how Oklahoma City made out on that trade.
Who did James Harden get traded for?
Kevin Martin – played a total of 77 games with OKC in the 2012-2013 season, averaged 14 ppg, including a 25 point game in game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, helping the Thunder eliminate the Harden-led Rockets.