According to reports, John Wall and Russell Westbrook will be swapping locales just ahead of the new season. The Houston Rockets agreed to trade Westbrook to the Wizards in exchange for John Wall and a future 1st round draft pick. Both players voiced their frustrations with their previous organizations over the short offseason. Rumors of a trade between the two teams surfaced a few weeks ago but all indications pointed to a dead deal before Wednesday’s news.
With the departure of Russell Westbrook, it’s likely the Houston Rockets are also shopping around for the best deal for their other disgruntled superstar, James Harden. There isn’t any news on Harden’s status but it appears the Rockets could be headed for rebuild mode real soon.