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ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday evening that the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder have been buying and selling Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets in alternate for Chris Paul and a number of first-round draft picks.
The Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder have agreed to commerce Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, decide swaps in 2021 and 2025, league sources inform ESPN.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 12, 2019
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The blockbuster commerce was the most recent transfer in an NBA offseason that appears to get crazier with every passing day.
Not solely has the steadiness of energy seen a serious shift in current weeks, so have the Vegas odds for who’s favored to win the 2020 NBA Finals.
Final week, earlier than the Thunder shipped Paul George to the Clippers and Westbrook to the Rockets, OKC’s title odds based on the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook have been 30-1. As of Thursday evening, these odds had jumped to 500-1.
The Rockets’ odds have gone the opposite means, from 10-1 to 8-1, tied with the Sixers for the fourth-best odds, per Westgate.
Different sports activities books have shifted their odds for the Thunder and Rockets accordingly. Bovada lists the Rockets at 14-1 and the Thunder are 100-1. Caesars Palace has the Rockets at +700 (7-1).
Up to date odds to win 2019-20 NBA title @CaesarsPalace books:
– David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) July 12, 2019
You would possibly need to place your bets if you have not already, as a result of realizing the NBA, one other mind-bending commerce could possibly be proper across the nook.