Why do people insist on making the same mistakes we’ve made since mid-2000s? why would you trade harden he’s the reason the rockets make it to the playoffs westbrook got worst in 2019/2020, None of those players are a fit for rockets and not worth russell if it isn’t a championship move then keep the stars.

They have little to no picks and are stuck with Westbrook for the next three years making $120 million. Its dumb from a Knicks perspective too as those draft picks are what they really need since top free agents don’t want to come here with a terrible owner. lol everyone complains that we have a terrible youth core except for RJ + Mitchell Robinson. Instead of trying for a single or double, aim for a grand slam and push your chips in. Who the fuck says no to this? That sounds like a hell of alot to give up for 1 guy who wouldn’t make Knicks that much better. The Knicks reportedly could trade for Chris Paul (maybe by sending Kevin Knox and a first-round pick to the Thunder).

If they want to take things to the next level, push your chips into the centre of the table and lets see what they are truly made of.

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (left) celebrates with guard James Harden (13) after dunking against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of game three in the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. You can't trade for another star since you've dealt your best assets for Harden. The Knicks are rumored to be interested in former MVP point guard Russell Westbrook, per a report, should the Rockets make the All-Star available in a trade. 8), 2022 1st Round Pick (via DAL). The appeal of the nation’s biggest market in an iconic venue while playing with a former MVP could be enough. Thats nothing, This deal won't happen for many reasons and especially not because the rockets would get fleeced even if they decided to trade harden - which they likely won't. The Rockets need to trade James Harden ... Harden had not one but two 61-point games in 2019: one against the Knicks, no surprise, but also one against the … They have little to no picks and are stuck with Westbrook for the next three years making $120 million. And then Westbrook would be stuck on a bad team with no future. Nah.

All these writers who keep trying to trade the Knicks draft picks are morons. Last season, he averaged 27.2 points, 7.0 assists and 7.9 rebounds for Houston (44-28), finishing second on the team to 2018 NBA MVP James Harden. Smith Jr. is entering the final year of his contract making it pivotal he brings his best to the Rockets. Knox is trash. To a certain extent, the Timberwolves have pandered to their current franchise player Karl-Anthony Towns. The Rockets wouldn’t be receiving a star player in return for Westbrook in this scenario, but they would receive more depth around James Harden.