HOUSTON: The Houston Rockets have agreed to commerce Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a first-round draft decide, two individuals conversant in the deal advised The Associated Press.
The individuals spoke to the AP on situation of anonymity Wednesday as a result of the deal, which was first reported by ESPN, hadnt been introduced.
The transfer ends Westbrooks tenure in Houston after only one disappointing season. Westbrook was traded from Oklahoma City or Chris Paul and draft picks in July 2019.
The Rockets had hoped that the 32-year-old Westbrook can be the ultimate piece they wanted to win their first title since successful back-to-back championships in 1994-95. But as a substitute had been eradicated from the playoffs by the Lakers within the Western Conference semifinals.
Wall, the primary total decide within the 2010 draft, has spent his whole profession in Washington. He’s a five-time All-Star.
AP Sports Writer Howard Fendrich contributed to this report.