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SportRussell Westbrook, Miami Heat reportedly have mutual interest in trade

01:30  09 july  2019
01:30  09 july  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

Report: Russell Westbrook, Thunder discussing possibility of trade

Report: Russell Westbrook, Thunder discussing possibility of trade The Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook are at a crossroads, and both sides may be ready to move on. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Westbrook’s agent, Thad Foucher, is discussing Westbrook’s next steps with Thunder general manager Sam Presti. One of those steps could be exploring trade possibilities, with both sides recognizing that the time may have come after an 11-year partnership to explore external possibilities.

The Miami Heat have emerged as a possible suitor for Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook . Less than 24 hours after news of Paul George’s departure from Oklahoma City broke, the Thunder already reportedly have someone expressing interested in the face of the Thunder

The Rockets are interested in a trade for Westbrook , according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, though a source reportedly described the prospect of adding the While adding Westbrook would certainly be a bold move for one of the NBA’s bolder general managers in Daryl Morey, it could be difficult to pull off.

Russell Westbrook, Miami Heat reportedly have mutual interest in trade© Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Heat and point guard Russell Westbrook reportedly have mutual interest in a trade that would end his Oklahoma City Thunder career.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Monday that the Miami Heat have expressed interest in a trade, and that the team is appealing to Westbrook.

Earlier in the day, it was reported that Westbrook and his agents were discussing the possibility of a trade, and that the Thunder were finally open to making it happen.

Heat reportedly 'team to watch' for Russell Westbrook

Heat reportedly 'team to watch' for Russell Westbrook The Heat are a “team to watch” in the Russell Westbrook situation, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said today during the network’s broadcast of a Summer League game (video clip). 

Miami 's lack of draft picks would complicate a potential deal. Ironically, the Thunder already have two of the Heat 's future first-rounders, acquired from the Clippers in the deal Detroit has reportedly already shown interest in Westbrook , and the Pistons have the salaries to match and a hole in the backcourt.

Miami Heat May Benefit From Clippers’ Trade for Paul George. During the 2019 NBA Summer League action on But when evaluating what the Clippers sent Oklahoma City, it’ll be interesting to monitor how The Oklahoma City Thunder's outlook to trade Russell Westbrook appears to have increased

Wojnarowski reports Westbrook wants to play for a contender, and that obviously isn’t happening in OKC right now in light of the team’s recent trades.

The Heat recently acquired Jimmy Butler in a sign-and-trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. So, adding Westbrook would give them quite a potent 1-2 punch from a scoring standpoint.

Whether that would translate to success long term remains to be seen, though one person very close to Kevin Durant would say the union has no chance to work out.

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