The Rockets' Trade for Russell Westbrook Reeks of Desperation
Friday, 12 July 2019 () Once you get over the shock Russell Westbrook landing on the Rockets and reuniting him with James Harden, the deal seems a little desperate on Houston's end. There's a chance Chris Paul and Harden could no longer work together, but this fix feels more impulsive than opportunistic.
Minutes before Russell Westbrook's why not comedy show in OKC it was announced by ESPN that the NBA baller has been traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul. Stay tuned to check out all the reacts from around the NBA and most importantly from the OKC Thunder fans!
Even though Westbrook is on his way to reunite with an ex teammate James Harden, the way he was laughing at some of these jokes about Kevin Durant makes me believe that there is still A LOT of tension..
On Thursday, the Rockets acquired Russell Westbrook from the Thunder for Chris Paul, two first round picks and two pick swaps. SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell asses how the move affects James..