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SportThunder reportedly will look to trade Chris Paul

08:00  12 july  2019
08:00  12 july  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

Russell Westbrook, Miami Heat reportedly have mutual interest in trade

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

Paul was traded to OKC on Thursday as part of a shocking deal that sent Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for a pair of first-round picks Spending the remainder of his career on a rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder team cannot be what Chris Paul had in mind. Paul was traded to OKC on

There were rumblings shortly after the Russell Westbrook- Chris Paul trade that the Thunder were considering keeping Paul in an Oklahoma City uniform. Those rumblings made zero sense.

Thunder reportedly will look to trade Chris Paul© Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Spending the remainder of his career on a rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder team cannot be what Chris Paul had in mind.

Paul was traded to OKC on Thursday as part of a shocking deal that sent Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for a pair of first-round picks and two pick swaps. The Thunder have dealt away Paul George and Westbrook over the last week, accumulated draft picks, and are in clear rebuilding mode. They have no use for an aging point guard like Paul, who would prefer to compete for a championship.

Accordingly, the Thunder are expected to explore trades for CP3, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports:

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

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

Before the Houston Rockets traded Chris Paul to the rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder last week, they reportedly tried to involve a third team in Thunder general manager Sam Presti welcomes the idea of Paul playing for his franchise this season, and Paul has warmed to the idea of the Thunder as

Chris Paul is reportedly a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder . But, there is a chance he is with another organisation at some point in the near future. Oklahoma City acquired the 34-year-old guard, along with two first-round selections and two pick swaps, from the Houston Rockets in exchange for

Woj mentions the Miami Heat as a potential destination for Paul. That’s the same team the Thunder were talking to about a Westbrook trade.

The biggest impediment to a Paul trade remains his contract. He is owed $124 million over the next three seasons, is already 34 and has chronic hamstring problems. It’s hard to imagine anyone wanting him based on the money he is owed.

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Rumor: Chris Paul would’ve had to decline $44M player option to facilitate trade to Heat.
He'd obviously rather stay with Thunder

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