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18:55  12 july  2019
18:55  12 july  2019 Source:   si.com

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The Oklahoma City Thunder could trade Chris Paul shortly after acquiring him from the Houston Although Paul ’s outlook is in question, there may also be the potential for a buyout if Oklahoma City can ’t Follow the Heavy on NBA Facebook page for all the latest stories, rumors and viral content!

Chris Paul could be on the move again after being traded from the Rockets to Oklahoma City as After news of the trade broke Thursday night, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that it could Miami is rumored to still be a possibility for Paul , who has three years and 4 million remaining on

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The NBA continues to win the sports headlines and on Thursday night, the league once again proved that when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded longtime guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for point guard Chris Paul and another set of first round picks and pick swaps.

The Thunder are offically in rebuild mode, after the Westbrook and Paul George trades, while the Western Conferene continues to stack superstars.

While the free agent market is drying up, Paul is now focus as it is expected that he will not spend a minute in Oklahoma City as the team would likely to try to dump his hefty salary.

Thunder reportedly will look to trade Chris Paul

Thunder reportedly will look to trade Chris Paul 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.

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After their blockbuster trade which sent Chris Paul to OKC , the veteran guard’s future remains up in the air. A similar thing can be said about both the Minnesota Timberwolves and Orlando Magic currently. The Timberwolves still have Jeff Teague running the show while Orlando appears set to roll

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• Miami remains a possibility for Chris Paul as the Thunder could trade their newly-acquired guard. Oklahoma City has picks they could use to incentivize the deal. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• The 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. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

Four most likely Chris Paul trade scenarios

Four most likely Chris Paul trade scenarios The Oklahoma City Thunder might have added Chris Paul in the blockbuster Russell Westbrook trade on Thursday, but he’s not going to be in OKC for too long. Oklahoma City is already looking to move Paul with a number of potential suitors, including the Miami Heat. It’s in this that we look at the four most likely Chris Paul trade scenarios. Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer", "#video_player_bd7e4c50-e03c-4a6f-b2ad-b9ced840dd62").

But after shipping Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, it became rather clear that the Oklahoma City Thunder were preparing for the future. It appears the Miami Heat , who were potential suitors for Westbrook, could be in play for the Paul , according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Enter Paul George, the Oklahoma City star who sources say was heavily recruited by Leonard in those days leading up to They can trade Westbrook and start over. Finding trade partners for Westbrook after a league-wide free-agent spending frenzy might Cook played for Golden State last season.

• The Spurs have agreed to a deal with Trey Lyles after pulling their offer for Marcus Morris. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN.com)

• Marcus Morris has agreed to a one-year, $15 million deal with the Knicks. (Shams Charania, The Athletic)

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