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(AP) — When the Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons kick off their seasons in Detroit, the Rockets will take the floor with a new star acquired just four days earlier.

James Harden makes his Rockets debut Wednesday night after a trade few – if anyone – saw coming.

After Oklahoma City was unable to agree to a long-term extension with the NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Houston shipped Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, two first-round picks and a second-rounder to the Thunder on Saturday in exchange for Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook and Lazar Hayward.

Harden, who was reportedly finalizing a long-term deal with Houston on Monday, instantly becomes the foundation of a team that boasts 11 players with no more than two years of NBA experience.

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