Houston Rockets has succeeded in acquiring Russell Westbrook from Oklahoma City Thunder. They made the news official on Friday during his introduction to the city of Houston.
Westbrook was acquired in exchange for Chris Paul, who was not happy being in Houston. Westbrook says he is now committed to Rockets.
James Harden welcomed Westbrook to Houston in an Instagram post. Both played for Oklahoma City before Harden was finally traded to Rockets at the beginning of the 2012-13 season. Harden post on Instagram is an indication that he is happy to have rejoined with his friend.
With the two superstars, Rockets is now in a position to make a milestone in the NBA Finals. In the previous seasons, Rockets had no star players, and now they have the right pieces. Harden is good at scoring and Westbrook is aggressive in the court, they can now make it to the finals.