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Inquisitr Oct 23, 2020
NBA Rumors: Clippers Could Trade Paul George To Rockets For Russell Westbrook, ‘Fadeaway World’ Suggests

NBA Rumors: Clippers Could Trade Paul George To Rockets For Russell Westbrook, ‘Fadeaway World’ Suggests

According to a recent list of trade ideas involving Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, the team could send the six-time All-Star to the Houston Rockets in a deal that would allow it to acquire Russell Westbrook. As explained on Thursday by Fadeaway World, the suggested transaction is based on the idea of having the Clippers’ other superstar forward, Kawhi Leonard, teaming up with a more “similar” type of player who is also a regular All-NBA selection. However, instead of a straight-up swap of top-tier players, the outlet recommended a trade that would send George and Patrick...
Inquisitr Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Knicks Could Trade RJ Barrett, Frank Ntilikina & 1st-Round Picks To Rockets For Russell Westbrook

NBA Rumors: Knicks Could Trade RJ Barrett, Frank Ntilikina & 1st-Round Picks To Rockets For Russell Westbrook

With Leon Rose currently serving as the president of basketball operations, the New York Knicks are expected to become more aggressive in upgrading their roster in the 2020 offseason. Instead of slowly rebuilding their team and just focusing on the development of their young players, rumors are circulating that the Knicks will be going after a legitimate superstar who will help them end their playoff drought in the 2020-21 NBA season. One of the players that the Knicks could target on the trade market this fall is All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets.Click here to...
ClutchPoints Oct 20, 2020
James Harden, Russell Westbrook aren’t getting traded, per Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta

James Harden, Russell Westbrook aren’t getting traded, per Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta says stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook won’t get traded this offseason. The Rockets, who lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2020 playoffs, need a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni decided not to come back. General manager Daryl Morey also stepped down from […] The post James Harden, Russell Westbrook aren’t getting traded, per Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Daily Knicks Oct 19, 2020

NY Knicks: Pros, Cons of trading for Russell Westbrook

Should the New York Knicks entertain the idea of trading for Russell Westbrook? New York Knicks fans have grown accustom to having their favorite basketball team attached to every star player that comes up in trade rumors. So why should it be any different when it comes to Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook? With long-tenured […] NY Knicks: Pros, Cons of trading for Russell Westbrook - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Oct 17, 2020
James Harden, Russell Westbrook core to stand for now, per Rockets insider

James Harden, Russell Westbrook core to stand for now, per Rockets insider

Following another disappointing season, the Houston Rockets are already seeing a ton of changes this off-season. Both coach Mike D’Antoni and general manager Daryl Morey decided to move on from their respective posts. With that, questions rose about whether this current iteration of the Rockets, headlined by James Harden and Russell Westbrook, will stick this […] The post James Harden, Russell Westbrook core to stand for now, per Rockets insider appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Oct 17, 2020
Rockets 2020 Player Recaps: Russell Westbrook

Rockets 2020 Player Recaps: Russell Westbrook

Photo by Cato Cataldo/NBAE via Russell Westbrook’s first season with the Houston Rockets was a rollercoaster of a ride affected most by the COVID-19 pandemic.    Russell Westbrook Recap: Opening night, Oct. 26, 2019. Running off the excitement and adrenaline of a new season, Russell Westbrook did his signature pre-game ritual in front of the home crowd. But instead of hyping-up the fans inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, Westbrook celebrated the start of a new year on the floor of the Toyota Center draped in Houston Rockets gear. It was Westbrook’s first official game as a Rocket....
ClutchPoints Oct 17, 2020
3 teams that should trade for Rockets star Russell Westbrook

3 teams that should trade for Rockets star Russell Westbrook

What the future holds for the Houston Rockets is anyone’s guess. They’ve been bounced out of the second round of the NBA playoffs in back-to-back seasons, are yet to win the Western Conference with James Harden at the helm, and are without a head coach and general manager. One way or another there will be […] The post 3 teams that should trade for Rockets star Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Oct 16, 2020
NBA Rumors: Russell Westbrook Trade May Be More Likely After Daryl Morey’s Exit From Houston Rockets

NBA Rumors: Russell Westbrook Trade May Be More Likely After Daryl Morey’s Exit From Houston Rockets

The likelihood of the Houston Rockets trading Russell Westbrook may have just increased after the departure of the team’s longtime general manager, a report claims. Daryl Morey this week announced that he was stepping down from his post with the team, charting something of an uncertain future for a franchise that appeared to go all-in when trading for Westbrook in the last offseason. It was Morey who pulled off the deal that shipped out Chris Paul in return for the former NBA MVP, and who led a mid-season transformation into a small-ball approach when shipping out center Clint Capela and...
ClutchPoints Oct 16, 2020
Rockets star Russell Westbrook’s Google photo gets oddly replaced

Rockets star Russell Westbrook’s Google photo gets oddly replaced

If you search Russell Westbrook on Google, you won’t recognize the Houston Rockets point guard. That’s because for some reason, Google has oddly replaced Westbrook’s photo with someone else. 2020 has been a crazy year, so why not have a random person be Brodie? Maybe the guy is also named Russell Westbrook and has done […] The post Rockets star Russell Westbrook’s Google photo gets oddly replaced appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Oct 16, 2020

Houston Rockets: Reflecting back on the Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade

With the 2020 NBA season in the books, let’s look back at the blockbuster deal that swapped Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook for the Houston Rockets. Entering the 2019-2020 season, the Houston Rockets and the OKC Thunder made one of the biggest blockbuster trades of the offseason when OKC sent Russell Westbrook to Houston in […] Houston Rockets: Reflecting back on the Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Posting and Toasting Oct 16, 2020
Multiple reports say the Knicks might want to trade for Russell Westbrook

Multiple reports say the Knicks might want to trade for Russell Westbrook

Photo by Michael Reaves/ Where there’s smoke... hopefully it’s just someone lightning another one and deciding to leak interest in Westbrook by the Knicks The Knicks are, according to multiple reports, at the very least kicking the tires about trading for Russell Westbrook. Some tires are best left unkicked. First, to set the scene... In case you somehow missed it yesterday, Daryl Morey stepped down as the general manager of the Rockets. ESPN Sources: Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down. https://t.co/NTmplVtWcl— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 15,...
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2020
The real reason Rockets traded Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook has finally been revealed

The real reason Rockets traded Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook has finally been revealed

The real reason the Houston Rockets traded Chris Paul to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Russell Westbrook is because owner Tilman Fertitta thought Paul’s contract “was the worst he’d ever seen in business or sports,” according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN. The Rockets signed Paul to a massive five-year, $159.7 million maximum contract in the […] The post The real reason Rockets traded Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook has finally been revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2020
The reason Russell Westbrook would ’embrace’ playing for Knicks

The reason Russell Westbrook would ’embrace’ playing for Knicks

If the Houston Rockets put point guard Russell Westbrook on the trade block this offseason, the New York Knicks could look to acquire the former MVP. While Westbrook probably doesn’t want to get traded for the second straight offseason, some around the NBA believe the explosive guard would “embrace” playing for the Knicks and living […] The post The reason Russell Westbrook would ’embrace’ playing for Knicks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2020
James Harden or Russell Westbrook traded from Rockets first? NBA exec speaks out

James Harden or Russell Westbrook traded from Rockets first? NBA exec speaks out

The Houston Rockets could break up James Harden and Russell Westbrook after just one season following the team’s second-round exit at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers. One NBA exec believes the Rockets will look to trade Westbrook before Harden for a few reasons. Via Marc Berman of the New York Post: “I can’t […] The post James Harden or Russell Westbrook traded from Rockets first? NBA exec speaks out appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2020
Daryl Morey’s departure impacts Knicks’ pursuit for Rockets’ Russell Westbrook?

Daryl Morey’s departure impacts Knicks’ pursuit for Rockets’ Russell Westbrook?

The New York Knicks seem to be in pursuit of a new point guard this offseason. New York has been linked to Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook, with Paul having ties to new Knicks president of basketball operations Leon Rose and Westbrook having been open to coming to the Big Apple last summer. However, Marc […] The post Daryl Morey’s departure impacts Knicks’ pursuit for Rockets’ Russell Westbrook? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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