🇬🇧

Rockets Land Russell Westbrook in Blockbuster Deal With Thunder

Credit: Wibbitz Studio
Published on July 12, 2019 - Duration: 01:19s

Rockets Land Russell Westbrook in Blockbuster Deal With Thunder

Rockets Land Russell Westbrook in Blockbuster Deal With Thunder In exchange, Houston has sent point guard Chris Paul and draft picks to Oklahoma City.

The deal comes soon after the rebuilding Thunder traded star forward Paul George to the Clippers.

In that swap, Oklahoma City also received a multitude of first-round draft picks.

The 30-year-old Westbrook will now join forces with his old teammate, former MVP James Harden.

According to ESPN, the eight-time NBA All-Star was pushing for the trade to play with Harden again.

In his last year with the Thunder, Westbrook averaged a triple-double for the regular season.

The point guard, who is also an NBA MVP winner, recorded 22.9 points, 10.7 assists and 11.1 rebounds.

Advertisement

You are here

Recent related videos from verified sources

Westbrook Confident His Playstyle Fits with Harden 01:29
Credit: KJRH | Tulsa | Channel 2 - Published 3 weeks ago 

Russell Westbrook REVEALS Plan To Win Championships With James Harden & Gets His NEW Rockets Jersey! 03:48
Credit: The Fumble - Published 3 weeks ago 

Thunder's Attempts to Trade Chris Paul Are On Hold 01:08
Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on July 18, 2019 

Russell Westbrook posts farewell to Oklahoma, Thunder fans on Instagram 02:56
Credit: KJRH | Tulsa | Channel 2 - Published on July 13, 2019 

You might like