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Russell Westbrook to Wizards, John Wall to Rockets in seismic shake-up for NBA


Looks like OKC won’t have Russell Westbrook to kick around anymore.

Looks like OKC won’t have Russell Westbrook to kick around anymore.
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Russell Westbrook and John Wall will each have a new NBA home this season.

Woj reported Wednesday night that Houston has traded the former MVP to Washington for former All-Star guard John Wall and a first-round pick.

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Both Westbrook and Wall are dynamic playmakers when healthy, but both have had their fair share of injuries throughout their careers. They are also both aging guards in the back-end of their primes.

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Wall will be returning from a ruptured Achilles this season and hasn’t played since December 2018.

Westbrook who reportedly requested a trade a few weeks ago was rumored to be on the move to the Knicks or Clippers, but now it seems like he will play the 2020-21 season in the nation’s capital.

This could be the beginning of both the Rockets and Wizards’ rebuild.

This is a developing story.

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