Although reports are running rampant that the Houston Rockets may send Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall, such a deal would be a big mistake for the Rockets.
Reports came out from multiple outlets suggesting Russell Westbrook and James Harden did not want to play together for the Houston Rockets, as Westbrook reportedly wanted to be “the man” again and lead a team.
As the weeks passed, more information came out that Harden may have been the Rockets player ready to move on from the franchise. As for Russell Westbrook, the most heavily discussed trade scenario had John Wall coming to the Houston Rockets in return for the 2016-17 MVP.
Even with Westbrook’s less than stellar playoff performance, this trade would be a huge mistake on the Rockets’ part, and here are three reasons why.
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