The Russell Westbrook rumors are heating up.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are “receptive” toward trade calls on the star point guard, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Monday. Westbrook and the Thunder reportedly began talking about a trade shortly after forward Paul George was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Here’s Charania’s report:
So, where could the 2016-17 MVP land?
The Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat reportedly are “very real possibilities,” with the Heat seeming like a more likely destination. As for whether Westbrook is worth the money remaining on his current contract ($124 million plus a $47 million player option in 2022), it’s a tough call, but players who average triple-doubles don’t grow on trees.