OKC trades Russell for Paul

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  1. GatorJ

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    Good move for Billy. Unfortunately he has nobody else on the team. I guess we’ll see.
     
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    Hoped the Heat would get him... now they won't be must see tv
     
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    With Russ and Harden on the same team, ain’t no one else gonna touch the ball.
     
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      Harden is the most selfish player and worst teammate in the NBA. It's well documented that he literally will just stand in one spot and do absolutely nothing at all if he doesn't get the ball. Check out any Jalen Rose clip on Jalen and Jacoby when they talked about him this season. It also wasn't just the regular season. He was doing it deep into their playoff run.
       
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        Weird trade.
         
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          This might be the worst trade I've ever seen. Does Houston's gm have naked pics of presti?
           
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            Not sure why OKC fans would show up, all these picks are way in the future, they have given up.
             
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            Picks are half a decade away and they're protected. Okc also got Alexander, a good young up and coming pg. This is only gonna hinder his growth. Why would they want Paul's contract when they're trying to rebuild.
             
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            I think it’s mainly because Westbrook plays hero ball. Paul is a great PG and has a lot of years left. If George had stayed they might have contended. Not sure who Paul will feed the ball to now.
             
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            Paul is almost 35. And has a terrible contract. He hasn't played a whole season in years. Houston couldn't move it. I'd be suprised if there wasn't some kind of buy out in the near future.
             
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              OKC will trade Paul in the next couple weeks. Probably to Miami.
               
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                That's the talk down here
                 
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                It is a strategy that probably was the only thing to do. Players want a chance to win a championship, currently OKC does not offer that. Perhaps in the future it will, but probably not. I wonder if Billy is unhappy as to how his move has turned out.
                 
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                Billy D's move to OKC was a great one at the time cause he had KD and WB and a possible finals team. Now both guys are gone and he is in the middle of a rebuild. I wonder how long he will remain there now...
                 
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                I think he moves on. Back to college somewhere.
                 
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                OKC is in shambles...
                 
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                  About 30 players wade swapped jerseys with are now on different teams, lol
                   
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                  He's been adamant he won't return to college. He grew to despise recruiting. I think he takes a high paying analyst gig.
                   
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                  OKC is done for the foreseeable future. Today's NBA is brutal to be successful in. They have no chance of landing a big time superstar unless they stink enough to land the top pick in the draft. There is no such thing as rebuilding for a team like OKC and more likely just going to tread water for years.
                   
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                  You think he likes free agency better?
                   

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