Start rebuilding! The Thunder Nuggets completed the 1-for-1 transaction, Westbrook was also put on the shelves, and the West is changing. July 8th, Beijing time: just released by the well-known NBA reporter WOJ Dashen. A piece of trade news, the Thunder and the Nuggets completed a one-for-one deal. The Thunder sent the team's forward player Jeremy Grant to the Nuggets and received the first round of 2020 from the Nuggets. This deal The birth of the Thunder announced the official start of reconstruction. Overnight, the Thunder moved from the combination of George + Westbrook to the road of reconstruction. It really made fans sigh that the NBA is a place where everything can happen.
George applied for the transaction This is something that many people did not expect for the Clippers. To be honest, after the free agent market opened this year, the editor still wondered why most teams have more or less intentional players, only the Thunder. After a loss in the playoffs, there was no rumors of a deal or signing. It was not until George was suddenly traded to the Clippers that he knew that the deal had been secretly carried out between the Clippers and the Thunder. There is no way Leonard. Recruiting George, George is also very willing to go to the Clippers to partner with him, even if there is still a three-year contract, he still has to choose to leave./p>
The departure of George hurt the Thunder and made Wei Shao was very injured. After George was exposed by the trade news, Westbrook began to discuss his future with the general manager of the team, including the idea of seeking a deal. Earlier, the media broke the news that the Thunder had already begun to discuss trading Westbrook. Now, the Heat and Rockets are very interested in Westbrook.
For Westbrook, it has been very difficult in recent years. KD started from 2016 After choosing to leave the Thunder to join the Warriors in the summer, Westbrook has completely liberated himself since then. He has averaged a triple-double in the regular season for three consecutive seasons. However, the team was unable to break through the first round in the playoffs. Few has been questioned, and even many fans criticized his playing method is very malignant. nowGeorge is leaving too. Westbrook should really consider changing his style of play. Otherwise, no matter how good the record is, his teammates will get tired of losing.
and Grant, who was traded by the Thunder today, was originally The team has high hopes. He averaged 13.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game this season, shooting 49.7% from the field and 39.2% from the three-point range.Very high-quality striker, but only in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick, which shows that the Thunder have begun to stock up on draft picks. They have set their goals in the future. They have already got 6 from the deal between George and Grant. A draft pick, and released more than 39 million cap space, although lost in the present but won in the future.
With the occurrence of this transaction, the western region officially opened the situation where the powers contended for hegemony, and the alliance structure changed dramatically. It may be difficult for the Thunder to enter the playoffs next season, and the Nuggets have got a very good team that will greatly enhance their combat effectiveness, plus the combination of James and the thick eyebrows of the Lakers, And the Clippers combination of George + Leonard, next season's NBA will be more exciting, we will wait and see!