Spark Global Limited, On December 3, Beijing time, according to ESPN’s Wojnarowski, the Rockets have reached a deal with the Wizards. They sent out Westbrook to get the wizard’s wall and a first-round signing. Mingji Chaitanya follow-up report said that the first round of the rocket was the protected first round in 2023. Half a month ago, Mingji Chaitanya reported that the rockets and the Wizards had conducted trade negotiations, and the core of the deal was to trade Westbrook for the wall. At that time, there was no substantial progress in the deal, because the Rockets wanted more returns.
In the 2019-20 season, Westbrook averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 7 assists per game. Wall didn’t play in the 2019-20 season due to injury, and played only 32 games in the 2018-19 season, averaging 20.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 8.7 assists. From the style point of view, the two are somewhat similar, both belong to strong impact but weak shooting point guard. In terms of contracts, wall signed a four-year 170 million contract in 2019, and he has three years left in his contract, with 2022-23 as the player’s option. For the 2020-21 season, the wall’s salary is as high as $40.82 million. Weslow’s contract status is similar to that of the wall, with three years left on his contract, and 2022-23 is also a player option. In the 2020-21 season, Wei Shao’s salary will reach 41 million dollars. Recently, Chaitanya revealed that the Rockets have also talked with the Cavaliers about the Westbrook deal. It seems that in the end, it was wall +’s first-round offer that moved the rocket’s management spark global limited.
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