The Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards have agreed a much anticipated Russell Westbrook and John Wall trade deal. Both stars are involved in swap trade that sees the Wizards sending a lottery-protected 2023 first-round NBA draft pick to the Rockets, confirms ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski.
Houston has agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to Washington for John Wall and a first-round pick, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 3, 2020
There were rumours of this trade happening last month, with reports saying both Russell Westbrook and John Wall wanted out of their respective franchises.
John Wall gets to team up with James Harden whereas Russell Westbrook joining the Wizards means Bradley Beal gets his wish fulfilled as well, since there were rumours of Beal pushing this trade to happen himself.