• Paul George thanks Oklahoma after trade reports; OKC in talks with Westbrook about future

    By: Josh Gammon , Ryan Love


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • ESPN reported early Saturday morning that the Oklahoma City Thunder is trading NBA All-Star and MVP finalist Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers.
    • ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski said the deal comes alongside a move by free agent Kawhi Leonard from Toronto to the Clippers.
    • Wojnarowski reported that OKC will get a "massive package" including two p[layers and several draft picks.
    • George signed a four year deal with the Thunder last summer.
    • Thunder management have not yet confirmed the new deal.
    • ESPN later reported Thunder GM Sam Presti is in talks with Russell Westbrook about potential future trades.
    • This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Paul George are going their separate ways, according to multiple media reports.

    ESPN NBA Reporter Adrian Wojnarowski reported early Saturday morning the Thunder plans to trade George to the Los Angeles Clippers.

    The Clippers are reportedly sending back a "massive" haul including Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, and several future drafts picks. The trade news came amidst additional reports of 2019 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard signing with the Clippers.

    RELATED: Thunder trading forward Jerami Grant to Denver for pick

    George posted on his Instagram page Saturday night thanking Oklahoma:


    Below are the ESPN reports of the dealings that resulted in the trade:

    The Clippers are sending the Thunder four unprotected first-round picks, one protected first-round pick and two pick swaps.

    ESPN reported Saturday afternoon that Thunder General Manager Sam Presti is meeting with superstar guard Russell Westbrook in regards to future potential trades.


    These reports have yet to be confirmed by the team. 

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