• Thunder trades Russell Westbrook to Houston

    By: Josh Gammon

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    TULSA, Okla. - ESPN is reporting the Oklahoma City Thunder is trading Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets.

    The trade for Westbrook will include Chris Paul, two future draft picks and pick swaps, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

     

    Westbrook was in Tulsa when ESPN reported the trade. He hosted a comedy show at Cain's Ballroom downtown. FOX23 Sports Director Nathan Thompson got this video of Westbrook addressing the crowd. He did not mention the report:

    The Seattle SuperSonics drafted Westbrook in 2008 and he played his first season in Oklahoma when the franchise relocated to OKC later that year.

    Since then he's been named an NBA All-Star eight times and NBA MVP in 2017.

    In addition to several other league honors, Westbrook broke records with the Thunder including setting the record for most triple-doubles recorded in a single season.

    THUNDER FANS: Need a day off to cope with the news? Here's your excuse note:


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