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Report: Houston Rockets Guard Russell Westbrook Wants to Leave Houston

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook does not want to remain in Houston, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reports.

Westbrook, 32, is owed $131 million over the next three seasons. According to Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, the market will be extremely limited if the Rockets shop Westbrook.

Westbrook, with the help of James Harden, helped the Rockets earn an appearance in the 2020 NBA Western Conference semifinals. The NBA-champion Los Angeles Lakers eliminated the Rockets 4-1 in the series.

The Rockets have reached the playoffs in eight straight years in the James Harden era, but Houston isn’t exactly a pillar of stability as we approach 2020–21. Read from source….