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Houston's long-term future murky after trading disgruntled James Harden

The last time Victor Oladipo was traded for a disgruntled superstar, he turned into the consolation prize that outshined the trophy, when the Indiana Pacers dealt Paul George for him and Domantas Sabonis (man, what a haul).

Coming off picks, Oladipo was sunshine bursting through an open runway. You didn’t know if he’d shoot or pass, which side of the rim he’d finish on or which hand he’d use, whether he’d hang in the air before dumping it off on his way to his first All-Star season.