NBA Stars With The Worst Rookie Seasons

NBA Players who became stars despite a rough rookie season

James Harden was picked 3rd overall in 2009, but it’s tough to stand out when you’re playing on the bench behind Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, so Harden’s rookie season wasn’t that impressive with only 9.9 PPG in 22.9 MPG, which pails in comparison to what he’s doing now.