There has been speculation all week long and it has finally happened; the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and draft picks. I’m shocked the Thunder sent Westbrook to the Rockets in exchange for CP3, and this move is bound to shake up the western conference even more than its already been.
James Harden and Russell Westbrook are back together 🚀
— ESPN (@espn) July 12, 2019
Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young were the first to break this blockbuster trade late Thursday night. According to Wojnarowski, the picks that the Thunder will acquire along with Paul are first-rounders in 2024 and 2026, along with pick swaps in 2021 and 2025.
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 swaps in 2021 and 2025, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 12, 2019
So, as it stands right now:
Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook, Paul George, and Jerami Grant for Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari, Shai Gilegous-Alexander, 8 1st-round picks, and 4 pick swaps.
— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) July 12, 2019