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SportNBA: Thunder's Russell Westbrook traded to Rockets for Chris Paul

03:50  12 july  2019
03:50  12 july  2019 Source:   northjersey.com

After trade, Russell Westbrook shows love to Paul George on Instagram

After trade, Russell Westbrook shows love to Paul George on Instagram Russell Westbrook showed love to Paul George on Instagram following his ex-teammate’s trade to the LA Clippers. George posted a photo of him with his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates on Instagram Saturday, along with a farewell note following two seasons with the team. “Thank you Oklahoma for 2 great years, you took me in as one of your own from the day I touched down. Thank you to the fans who make representing those 3 letters mean something. Thank you to Sam and Clay for being the best management a franchise and player could ask for.

Russell Westbrook has been traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets in a deal for Chris Paul and draft picks, according to ESPN.

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti continues to reshape the team' s future, sending Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Paul and After the Thunder traded George for five first-round round picks, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Danilo Gallinari, it became apparent Westbrook ’ s time in

NBA: Thunder's Russell Westbrook traded to Rockets for Chris Paul© AP Photo/Aaron Gash

Russell Westbrook has been traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets in a deal for Chris Paul and draft picks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder facilitated another league-changing turn of events on Thursday, sending Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul , Houston’ s The Thunder have created a substantial long-term cachet of picks they can either use or trade to advance their own agenda.

Breaking NBA News: The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul , first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, pick

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