9:08 PM EDT, Sun July 21, 2019
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Kenyon Martin says Thunder trading Paul George and Russell Westbrook is ‘not right at all’

Kenyon Martin says Thunder trading Paul George and Russell Westbrook is ‘not right at all’

Former NBA star Kenyon Martin has remained one of the more outspoken personalities in the basketball community since his retirement in 2015, and he has an interesting take on the Oklahoma City Thunder electing to trade Paul George and Russell Westbrook After the BIG3 held a showcase in Oklahoma City on Sunday, Martin told Erik […] The post Kenyon Martin says Thunder trading Paul George and Russell Westbrook is ‘not right at all’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
House of Houston 9 hours ago

Houston Rockets: Expect more isolation plays from Harden and Westbrook

Houston Rockets guards James Harden and Russell Westbrook will be tasked with scoring the bulk of the team’s via isolation plays. Why? Let’s talk. The Houston Rockets are primed for likely another eventful season in the Association after making the trade that was heard around the world, a blockbuster one that landed them Russell Westbrook. […] Houston Rockets: Expect more isolation plays from Harden and Westbrook - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
ClutchPoints 11 hours ago
With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet

With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet

Kawhi Leonard’s coup of getting the Los Angeles Clippers to trade for Paul George to join him shook the NBA landscape. The Houston Rockets trade for Russell Westbrook further shook it. In the course of a couple of weeks, the NBA looked completely different but was now deeper than it has been in years. But […] The post With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 20, 2019
James Harden says he and Russell Westbrook possess the same drive to get better

James Harden says he and Russell Westbrook possess the same drive to get better

Houston Rockets star guard James Harden says he and new teammate Russell Westbrook are always trying to get better so they can capture that elusive first championship. Harden and Westbrook are two of the hardest working players in the league. The two MVPs are constantly in the gym working on their craft so they can […] The post James Harden says he and Russell Westbrook possess the same drive to get better appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Sports Illustrated Jul 19, 2019

James Harden on Russell Westbrook Joining Rockets: 'I Trust Him; He Trusts Me'

James Harden has a very positive outlook on how his partnership with Russell Westbrook will work out next season with the Rockets.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Hamidou Diallo’s immediate reaction to Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets

Hamidou Diallo’s immediate reaction to Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets

LAS VEGAS – Hamidou Diallo was informed of the news immediately after wrapping up a 14 point, seven rebound performance for the Oklahoma City Thunder. His team just grabbed a big Summer League victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. However, the focus of Diallo’s postgame interview was the trade of Russell Westbrook to the Houston […] The post Hamidou Diallo’s immediate reaction to Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Rockets on win-now mode, will worry about Russell Westbrook down the line

Rockets on win-now mode, will worry about Russell Westbrook down the line

When the Houston Rockets acquired former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Chris Paul and picks, it could only mean one thing: time to put up or shut up. Via Evan McIntyre of The Athletic, a source close to the Rockets organization echoes that sentiment. “We’re trying to win […] The post Rockets on win-now mode, will worry about Russell Westbrook down the line appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’

Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’

Speaking at an Adidas event, Houston Rockets star James Harden commented on his highly anticipated partnership with former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate and former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook. Harden shared his excitement to play alongside Westbrook once again. And despite questions about their fit, the 2018 NBA MVP said that their partnership is “going to […] The post Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Mike D’Antoni says Rockets need Russell Westbrook’s rebounding and athleticism

Mike D’Antoni says Rockets need Russell Westbrook’s rebounding and athleticism

Head coach Mike D’Antoni says the Houston Rockets need Russell Westbrook’s rebounding skills and athleticism. Westbrook is one of the most explosive point guards in NBA history, and he has averaged a triple-double three seasons in a row now. Mike D’Antoni is looking forward to the former MVP helping out the Rockets on the glass. […] The post Mike D’Antoni says Rockets need Russell Westbrook’s rebounding and athleticism appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Rockets’ James Harden admits he watched Russell Westbrook from afar even after getting traded by Thunder

Rockets’ James Harden admits he watched Russell Westbrook from afar even after getting traded by Thunder

Houston Rockets superstar guard James Harden admits he watched Russell Westbrook from afar even after he left the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder traded Harden to the Rockets in 2012. Harden and Westbrook are very close friends, and The Beard enjoys watching Russ play: James Harden on Russell Westbrook: Even after I left Oklahoma City, […] The post Rockets’ James Harden admits he watched Russell Westbrook from afar even after getting traded by Thunder appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Mike D’Antoni believes Rockets fans ‘will appreciate the intensity’ Russell Westbrook plays with

Mike D’Antoni believes Rockets fans ‘will appreciate the intensity’ Russell Westbrook plays with

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni believes Rockets fans “will appreciate the intensity” Russell Westbrook plays with on a nightly basis. Westbrook is arguably the most passionate player in the NBA. He leaves it all on the floor every night. Mike DAntoni on Russell Westbrook: What you see is what you get. You get a […] The post Mike D’Antoni believes Rockets fans ‘will appreciate the intensity’ Russell Westbrook plays with appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Mike D’Antoni would be ‘disappointed’ if Russell Westbrook’s 3-point shooting didn’t improve with Rockets

Mike D’Antoni would be ‘disappointed’ if Russell Westbrook’s 3-point shooting didn’t improve with Rockets

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni admits he would be “disappointed” if Russell Westbrook’s 3-point shooting didn’t improve in Houston next season. Westbrook shot a putrid 29.0 percent from beyond the arc in 2018-19 with the Oklahoma City Thunder and is a career 30.8 percent shooter from deep. D’Antoni thinks the former MVP can get […] The post Mike D’Antoni would be ‘disappointed’ if Russell Westbrook’s 3-point shooting didn’t improve with Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook

James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook

James Harden believes it should be “an easy transition” for the Houston Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook into the team’s offense. Harden says because he and Westbrook both trust each other, the duo will be able to play together on the court despite critics saying the two MVPs won’t be able to co-exist: . @JHarden13 […] The post James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Mike D’Antoni says he’s not going to try to change James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Mike D’Antoni says he’s not going to try to change James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni isn’t concerned with how stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook will fit. The veteran coach said Friday that he will not tweak either of his former MVPs playing styles, and will mostly just let them play their own way; MDA on possible adjustments: “I’m not going to change Russell […] The post Mike D’Antoni says he’s not going to try to change James Harden, Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Rumor: Russell Westbrook was also an early Clippers target to pair with Kawhi Leonard, but Leonard preferred Paul George

Rumor: Russell Westbrook was also an early Clippers target to pair with Kawhi Leonard, but Leonard preferred Paul George

The Kawhi Leonard summer of mystery still is the gift that keeps on giving, even two weeks after he announced his commitment to the LA Clippers. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Clippers also eyed Russell Westbrook as a potential partner for Leonard, but Kawhi preferred Paul George: “Sam, I began to hear […] The post Rumor: Russell Westbrook was also an early Clippers target to pair with Kawhi Leonard, but Leonard preferred Paul George appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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