Will Russell Westbrook get traded before the deadline?
Look, Russell Westbrook is a great player and we all know that. The problem is he likes to score the basketball, which is taking away from from Kevin Durant's scoring, undeniably the best scorer in the game today.
The problem is that Westbrook's shot taking is taking away oppertunities for Durant to put the ball in the hole, something the Oklahoma City Thunder definitely do not want to do. Durant is their guy, Westbrook is there to compliment him.
I just wanted to stir up a debate on whether or not Westbrook will end the season with the Thunder, and if not where you think he will go.
I for one can't see him staying. He is loved in OKC, but they want to win right now, and if they want to win they need Durant to produce as much as possible on the offensive side of the ball with James Harden there to compliment his scoring.
In my personal opinion, I think the best option is for OKC to ship Westbrook off to Boston for Rajon Rondo and a future draft pick. It works out for both teams in most aspects. Boston gets some much needed scoring and a potential future star while OKC gets a guy who can create offense for Durant and James Harden that Russell Westbrook couldn't create. They both also play stellar defense, so that will help out both teams as well. Rondo is a scrappy player who can really make this OKC squad exceed expectations and possibly push them to an NBA Championship.
So now I'd like to know, do you think Russell Westbrook will be traded? And if you do, where do you think the young guard will land?
Boston is in trouble, but can't see them trading Rondo, the better player, for Russell. Westbrook is not a winner and is too erratic to fit the Celtic mold, ainge wouldn't do that...he already took enough heat for trading Perkins to OKC, so an OKC destination is out.
I can see Russell to NJ if Dwight doesn't go there. Then OKC could get Williams and then it would be game over out West. NJ doesn't care who they get...they're a bunch of scrubs anyway, minus brooks & humphries, So they'd be more than happy to trade.
Is he the most underrated point guard in the league?
I know he cant shoot. But I saw him guarding Lebron in the post, denying the pass, when no other celtic could do.
Rondo is an elite NBA point guard, NBA teams rate him very high and try to gameplan around what he does and they still can't stop him, so no he's not underrated. I have him as a top 3 pg behind CP3 and Dwill.
Rose has better offensive polish but all around Rondo does more intangibles to help his team win games. So if you get in a debate with a chicago native, a teenager, or an azn (no disrespect intended) they will say that Rose is a lot better. But he's certainly not underrated.
No hes staying put, they're not gonna trade him because of the fight or because he refuses to play sidekick to KD, only way they trade him is if he refuses to sign extension which they're working on so no he's gonna stay a thunder
westbrook wants to be the Franchise player, his Ego is to big to let the Fans go by and saying that OKC is Durants teams, he want OKC to be Durant and Westbrook team,
they would do the Boston-OKC trade maybe this upcoming summer, they want to have a final run with the Big 4 together,
after the Dicline of the big, i dont know if rondo is capable of being a Franchise Player, he is better suited as the Highlighter of the Franchise the player
I dont see the Thunder trading Westbrook away during the season but if they were to make a trade I like the D-Will trade a little more if you can get him to sign an extension. Also it would be a long shot but if he does become avaliable you have to guess Marc Cuban will do every thing he can to get Westbrook.
Is he the most underrated point guard in the league?
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