Woj - Westbrook traded to Houston for Chris Paul, 2024 & 2026 1st round picks, 2021/2025 pick swaps

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Re: Woj - Westbrook traded to Houston for Chris Paul, 2024 & 2026 1st round picks, 2021/2025 pick swaps 

Post#81 » by DusterBuster » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 am

I think this is a terrible move by the Rockets. Well, terrible is probably too strong of a word, but I don't think Russ and Harden will be a good combo together. Before anyone brings up OKC, that was nearly a decade ago and Harden didn't have any experience being a go-to guy yet.

Combining two players known for shooting their teams out of games doesn't seem like a recipe for success... but w/e.
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Post#82 » by Dominater » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 am

At the very least, rockets are going to be a fun team
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Post#83 » by ClipsFanSince98 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 am

What the ****!!!! CP3 is gonna be terrible to our baby SGA. He's gonna ride him so hard. OKC is dumb for this IMO.
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Post#84 » by BVB24 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

lol at Chris Paul being traded to OKC :lol:


He’s gonna be miserable on that terrible team in that city. Wonder if he demands a trade.
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Post#85 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

Westbrook is useless off the ball......so let's pair him up with a guy who loves to dominate the ball. LOL at Morey.
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Post#87 » by Pharmcat » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

HORRIBLE trade for OKC , they got robbed....good luck with that CP3 contract
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Post#88 » by dockingsched » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

nymets1 wrote:What is OKC doing? Why get Chris Paul with that horrible contract and his age.

They just got a haul of picks for an almost equally horrible contract.
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Post#89 » by Mamba Mentality » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

I'll be surprised if Presti doesn't unload him by the deadline. Question is who the **** will match salaries...
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Post#90 » by Dadouv47 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

Well it makes a lot of sense for OKC. One year less of a big contract and we get 2 first round picks. Also Houston was on Westbrook list so he must be happy
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Post#91 » by PhilaOwnsBoston » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

The Thunder at one point had Harden, Westbrook, Durant, Ibaka all in their primes and didn't win a title and only got close once. That is insane.

I mean, think about that. Thunder fans must be so appreciate of getting to watch all that talent throughout the years, but also sick to have had it and never got one championship out of it.
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Re: Woj - Westbrook traded to Houston for Chris Paul, 2024 & 2026 1st round picks, 2021/2025 pick swaps 

Post#92 » by Snakebites » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

Wow, even I underestimated how low Westbrook's value was. That's a nearly cap-neutral deal until 2022 and those picks and swaps aren't worht all that much either.
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Post#93 » by BeatDaCavs420 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am

TMU wrote:What are the Rockets doing? This trade is awful.

How???
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Post#94 » by Richfield » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

nymets1 wrote:What is OKC doing? Why get Chris Paul with that horrible contract and his age.


The plan is to torture him with zero talent to play with and nightly losses until he requests a buyout at a very good rate for the organization from which point he'll go join his buddy in LA.
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Post#95 » by Ballerhogger » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

I like this move, you have westbrook penteration and james ranges. lots pick and roll with clint. Brook will need bring his A effort defensively
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Post#96 » by normgod6 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

how does presti keep getting away with it?

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Post#97 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

Presti is going to deal off Chris Paul for more picks. Dude is stacking chips at this point.
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Re: Woj - Westbrook traded to Houston for Chris Paul, 2024 & 2026 1st round picks, 2021/2025 pick swaps 

Post#98 » by RaptorPride » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

I don' even know what to think
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Post#99 » by bargnanimvp » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

OKC looking to draft an entire lottery, new definition for 'lottery team'
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Post#100 » by dockingsched » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:36 am

That both sides are disappointed with the trade is good sign that both contracts were absolutely terrible.
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