The positives of having a good-looking jersey can't be overstated. If you have a recognizable, well-designed jersey, the franchise will see apparel revenues and interest in the team increase.
Getting stuck with an eyesore for a jersey can lead to nationwide ridicule and the team being little more than Sportscenter joke fodder.
The Houston Rockets have had jerseys on both ends of the spectrum. The simple red and white jerseys worn by the championship teams of the mid-90s are iconic and make for good throwback jerseys of guys like Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler.
The jerseys they wore immediately after that time would be better off forgotten.
Let's take a trip down memory lane and grade every Rockets jersey selection since their inception.