Russell Westbrook's Trade to Houston Rockets Sends Social Media Into a Frenzy

The OKC Thunder guard is swapped for Chris Paul and several draft picks.

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ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news yesterday that Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook is headed for the Houston Rockets. The Texan team reportedly landed the trade after agreeing to swap Chris Paul, as well as several NBA draft picks in the coming years.

According to Wojnarowski, the Rockets was Westbrook’s preferred team as it reunites him with former teammate James Harden. Fans on social media went haywire after Wojnarowski’s Tweets, pummeling the thread with gifs, memes and comments to express a number of reactions. Posts ranged from dismay and disappointment to anticipation for what’s to come as Harden and Westbrook reunite.

Scroll below to see what some users had to say.

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