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SportRussell Westbrook trade rumors: Thunder send star to Rockets for package including Chris Paul

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

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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 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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