Russell Westbrook wanted to reunite with James Harden on the Rockets – Royce Young | SportsCenter
Russell Westbrook wanted to reunite with James Harden on the Rockets – Royce Young | SportsCenter Russell Westbrook wanted to reunite with James Harden on the Rockets – Royce Young | SportsCenterWhat were the things that led to getting rid of Russell Westbrook? That’S a Monumental deal trade request. Obviously everything changed the timetable for the Thunder put that request in with a thunder wanted to accommodate Westbrook, which was very definitively the Houston Rockets in a different place. It was time to start the rebuilding really didn’t fit that type of timeline for this for this Thunder team, so it became very obvious. You mentioned the 11 years, the longest-tenured active player with the same team. Remember he was selected actually about the sonics, then moved with the team when they moved after that next season. What will be his legacy in Oklahoma City is going to have a statue out in front of the Arena. He’S not the first guy to have his jersey, retired, close the drama, the injuries, everything that the Thunder kind of went through the ups and downs and everything that they’ve experienced was one of the most intense. That we’ve seen in the NBA with everything that happened around Them so he will be remembered fondly by Thunder fans, all-time player, all-time great and go to the Houston Rockets and rejoined James Harden. It’S also one that I think the fans will look back on and understand. It was necessary, download, ESPN, app for live streaming Sports and premium content subscribe to ESPN Plus Royce Young recaps the series of events that unfolded once Paul George requested a trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the LA Clippers. Young says that Russell Westbrook didn’t try to change George’s mind and both Russ and the Thunder worked together on a trade for their star point guard. Finally, Young reviews Westbrook’s legacy in OKC.
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