PrelimInary trade dialogue between Clippers/Rockets looked like this:
Rockets Get: Paul George
— 👑📍Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson, M.A. (@ScoopB) November 13, 2020
In his first season in Houston, Westbrook averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game.
The Rockets made it to the second round of the playoffs but got thrashed by the Los Angeles Lakers in five games. Although Westbrook and Harden just played together in Houston for one season, the pair no longer wants to compete together.
As for George, he just finished his first season in Los Angeles. The veteran collected 21.5 points, 5.7 boards and 3.9 assists per game during the 2019-20 campaign. However, the Clippers also got dismantled in the second round of the postseason.
George and Westbrook played together in Oklahoma City for two seasons. Now, they could be traded for each other.