Recent NBA trade rumors suggest that Russell Westbrook may either sign a deal with the Boston Celtics that is looking for a star player or the Los Angeles Lakers. Other speculations indicate that Cleveland Cavaliers is eyeing Westbrook.
Cleveland Cavaliers, the 2016 NBA champion, is already a very strong team. However, the rumor mill indicates that the owner of team, Daniel Gilbert may acquire Westbrook to bolster his team.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have played for Oklahoma Thunder City since 2012. However, at the start of this month, Durant announced his deal with Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season.
Speculations suggest that Westbrook may also consider leaving the team to join Cavaliers. This will probably allow NBA fans to see the former teammates playing against each other in the most powerful teams.
NBA trade rumors suggest that Cavaliers is likely to acquire Westbrook by trading Kyrie Irving. With Westbrook and LeBron James together, Cavaliers will certainly prove to be a powerful team against the Golden State Warriors that is filled with several popular NBA players.
Aged 27, Westbrook is currently in his best form and can greatly assist the team he will play in in the upcoming season. Since he had averaged 23.5 points along with 10.4 assists and 7.8 rebounds per game, many felt that he would win the award for the Most Valuable Player in the previous season. However, Stephen Curry had won it.
The other team that is strongly speculated to acquire Westbrook is Boston Celtics. The team is reportedly looking forward to sign up a significant deal with a star player. The team is on an acquiring spree as it has got good names like Jaylen Brown and Ante Zizic onboard.
Los Angeles is the place where Westbrook had grown up and before joining NBA he had played for UCLA. Since LA Lakers failed to sign up a deal with Kevin Durant, the NBA trade rumors suggest that the team may acquire a NBA superstar like Westbrook.