Who Says No? Westbrook for George

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Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#1 » by WillyJakkz » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:16 pm

Simple question since both teams and guys didn't make it past Rd 2 and both considered either a bad contract or PO failure.

Ironically both came from OKC

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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#2 » by Texas Chuck » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:25 pm

Clippers say no and quickly. Westbrook's contract makes that prohibitive even ignoring Kawhi only signed there once the Clippers traded for George.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#3 » by SNPA » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:03 pm

Who says no?

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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#4 » by NoZoLakers » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:11 pm

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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#5 » by jbk1234 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:16 pm

Westbrook was the worst starter on the floor in both series he was in and makes north of $40M per. Let me think about this one.

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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#6 » by K_chile22 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:57 pm

Well, not me, that's for sure
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#7 » by Jack Dempsey » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:02 pm

Is this a joke? Yes, Paul George had a couple of really bad games in the Playoffs but he's still far away from Russell Westbrook's level. I don't consider him a bad contract at all. I'm sure the Clippers could easily get some value for him while the Rockets would have to pay to get rid of RW.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#8 » by basketballwacko2 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:21 am

Jack Dempsey wrote:Is this a joke? Yes, Paul George had a couple of really bad games in the Playoffs but he's still far away from Russell Westbrook's level. I don't consider him a bad contract at all. I'm sure the Clippers could easily get some value for him while the Rockets would have to pay to get rid of RW.



He's not really a bad contract considering the length of it but he's maybe the highest paid anti clutch performer in the NBA. Don't give him the ball with the game on the line.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#9 » by cucad8 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:55 am

basketballwacko2 wrote:

He's not really a bad contract considering the length of it.


It's 3 years and 131 million dollars. Considering the length? This isn't the era of 7+ year contracts. Being stuck in a deal for 3 years is a long time, and a LOT of money.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#10 » by basketballwacko2 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:25 am

cucad8 wrote:
basketballwacko2 wrote:

He's not really a bad contract considering the length of it.


It's 3 years and 131 million dollars. Considering the length? This isn't the era of 7+ year contracts. Being stuck in a deal for 3 years is a long time, and a LOT of money.


George has a player option in 2021-22. So there is now only one year for sure, the final year he may well opt out. You say "3 years" but it's really only 2 because this season is over. "2021-22 is player option.
Signed 4-yr maximum salary contract on July 6, 2018."


https://www.basketball-reference.com/contracts/LAC.html


So if he gets traded he might not exercise that player option since he had wanted to be in LA.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#11 » by DetroitDon15 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:26 am

Texas Chuck wrote:Clippers say no and quickly. Westbrook's contract makes that prohibitive even ignoring Kawhi only signed there once the Clippers traded for George.


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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#12 » by cucad8 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:34 am

basketballwacko2 wrote:
cucad8 wrote:
basketballwacko2 wrote:

He's not really a bad contract considering the length of it.


It's 3 years and 131 million dollars. Considering the length? This isn't the era of 7+ year contracts. Being stuck in a deal for 3 years is a long time, and a LOT of money.


George has a player option in 2021-22. So there is now only one year for sure, the final year he may well opt out. You say "3 years" but it's really only 2 because this season is over. "2021-22 is player option.
Signed 4-yr maximum salary contract on July 6, 2018."


https://www.basketball-reference.com/contracts/LAC.html


So if he gets traded he might not exercise that player option since he had wanted to be in LA.


Apologies, COMPLETELY misread, thought it was saying Westbrook, my bad.
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Re: Who Says No? Westbrook for George 

Post#13 » by basketballwacko2 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:37 am

cucad8 wrote:
basketballwacko2 wrote:
cucad8 wrote:
It's 3 years and 131 million dollars. Considering the length? This isn't the era of 7+ year contracts. Being stuck in a deal for 3 years is a long time, and a LOT of money.


George has a player option in 2021-22. So there is now only one year for sure, the final year he may well opt out. You say "3 years" but it's really only 2 because this season is over. "2021-22 is player option.
Signed 4-yr maximum salary contract on July 6, 2018."


https://www.basketball-reference.com/contracts/LAC.html


So if he gets traded he might not exercise that player option since he had wanted to be in LA.


Apologies, COMPLETELY misread, thought it was saying Westbrook, my bad.


No problem the ESPN Trade Machine shows 3 years so it's easy to think it means 3 more years, but you were thinking Westbrook. RW has 3 more years one is a player option and they are in the $40+ million. It's almost as bad as John Wall's deal.

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