George’s trade request was a blessing in disguise for the Thunder.
They got a ton back from the Clippers,and it cleared the way to trade Westbrook, a franchise icon.
The Westbrook trade netted even more strong draft considerations from Houston.
Already in rebuild mode, Oklahoma City has a lot of draft picks to play with.
Paul George being traded definitely helped Russell Westbrook get out of Dodge, but had he not been traded, apparently he would have been eventually.
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