Russell Westbrook has been traded to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, according to ESPN.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will also get first round draft picks in 2021, 2024, 2025 and 2026. It's possible they will now flip Paul, likely to Miami.
People had a lot to say after news of the trade surfaced and took to social media. You can check out the reactions below.
What are your thoughts on the trade?
Chris Paul when his agent called.... pic.twitter.com/POPh0haEJ4— Dylan (@DylansRawTake) July 12, 2019
James Harden x Russell Westbrook— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) July 12, 2019
Reunited in Houston 🕺 pic.twitter.com/G4GhjnBqOQ
Gonna miss you @CP3. Not many people know, but CP was literally the first celebrity to reach out and donate to the hurricane fundraiser. He had just recently been traded to Houston, called up and said he wanted to help. Very first one. Absolute legend.— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) July 12, 2019
.@IsiahThomas says he "feels bad for Chris Paul" amid the OKC/Houston trade. 👀 pic.twitter.com/ZVkvWB3hCn— NBA TV (@NBATV) July 12, 2019
Chris Paul looking at the Clippers right now.— Chef Curry (@Stephda_Goat) July 12, 2019
When you think about James Harden and Russell Westbrook trying to share one basketball.... 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/F5xeTPGmRp— Sports It’s What We Do (@SportsWhatWeDo) July 12, 2019
James Harden: I’m open!— Josh Toussaint (@josh2saint) July 12, 2019
Russell Westbrook: pic.twitter.com/xdVdE5ahCV