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    Westbrook traded to Rockets for CP3, future picks, set for reunion with Harden

    Jul 12, 2019
    PHOTO: AP

    RUSSELL Westbrook hit two birds with one stone: get his wish to be traded as well as reunite with a former star teammate.

    The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar has been traded to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul to set up a reunion with former teammate James Harden.

    The Thunder are also getting two first round picks, one each in 2024 and 2026, and the right to trade first-rounders in 2021 and 2025.

    Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN broke the news on Friday, Manila time.

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