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SportRussell Westbrook pens heartfelt goodbye to OKC after trade to Rockets

02:15  13 july  2019
02:15  13 july  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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It was a great run for Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City.

After being drafted as the fourth-overall pick in 2008 by the then-Seattle SuperSonics, Westbrook spent his entire career in Oklahoma City after the team moved before his first official year.

Westbrook won the MVP in 2017, averaged a triple-double each of his last two years and made eight All-Star teams.

He has good memories with the organization and he penned a heartfelt goodbye on Instagram on Friday.

"I can’t even begin to put into words all of the emotions I have right now," he wrote. "It’s been one heck of a journey Oklahoma! When I came here, I was 18 years old, bright eyed, and completely unaware of all the amazing things that would soon take place.

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The Thunder agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, two first-round picks and two pick swaps, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday. The Thunder and Westbrook agreed to a trade after OKC granted Paul George’s trade request last week.

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 Oklahoma City GM Sam Presti worked with Westbrook and his agent, Thad Foucher, to deliver the former MVP to his preferred destination: A

"I grew up in Oklahoma with an amazing bunch of people. The people here are what makes this place so special. From the fans, my coaches, my teammates, the entire Thunder organization, Mr. Bennett, Sam Presti, my friends, and everyone in the entire community. You are all what makes Oklahoma such a beautiful place, and the reason I’ve loved playing here all of this time.

"You have supported me through all of the ups and the downs, and stood by me through the good times, and tough times. For that I am eternally grateful to you. I’ve met so many amazing people who have helped shape me into the man that I am today.

"I hope I have impacted the Oklahoma community as much as Oklahoma has made an impact on me and my family. I’m leaving Oklahoma with so many friends and so much gratitude. I could never thank you all enough for sticking with me. It’s been a dream and a whirlwind. #WHYNOT."

Russell Westbrook trade rumors: Thunder star ‘welcomes idea’ of being moved, interested in Heat

Russell Westbrook trade rumors: Thunder star ‘welcomes idea’ of being moved, interested in Heat The Thunder appear like they’ll be entering a rebuild after sending Paul George to the Clippers this weekend.

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s efforts to trade Russell Westbrook took less than a week. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Thunder have agreed to trade the veteran point guard to the Houston Rockets , in “ OKC has acquired EIGHT first-round picks since draft night,” Wojnarowski tweeted.

The Oklahoma City Thunder has agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets , where he joins bestie James Harden. Unsurprisingly, many were happy to see the two reunited. OKC fans, however, were understandably upset, having lost a player their team drafted and saw turn into a

Westbrook was traded by the Thunder to the Rockets on Thursday in a package for Chris Paul.

He rejoins former teammate James Harden in Houston after the two played the 2009 to 2012 seasons together in Oklahoma City.

The Thunder have all the draft picks after trading Russell Westbrook, Paul George.
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