SportRussell Westbrook trade rumors: Thunder send star to Rockets for package including Chris Paul
NBA rumors: Thunder tried to trade Russell Westbrook to Raptors, 'likely' to still deal him
The Thunder reportedly failed on a trade that would have sent Russell Westbrook and Paul George to the Raptors, creating a super team with Kawhi Leonard.
The Rockets have acquired Russell Westbrook and they let go of Chris Paul to do it.
Houston has picked up Westbrook in a trade with the Thunder, according to ESPN.
In the deal the Rockets gave up Paul and first-round picks in 2024 and 2026.
The teams have swapped picks in 2021 and 2025.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, pick swaps in 2021 and 2025, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)
The Thunder traded Westbrook to the Rockets at the behest of the 2016-17 MVP. He wanted to reunite with James Harden who he played with in Oklahoma City from 2009-12.
This story will be updated.
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