Thunderclap in the NBA. Eager to leave Washington just a year after arriving there, Russell Westbrook is set to join LeBron James and Anthony Davis at the Lakers, as reported by Shams Charania and Adrian Wojnarowski. In exchange, the Wizards are expected to receive Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell (who said yes to his $ 9.7 million player option for next season), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and a round in tonight's Draft. Everything is not yet complete, but the parties concerned are said to be close to a final agreement. Real triple-double machine, Russell Westbrook, 32, comes out of a season with 22.2 points, 11.5 rebounds and 11.7 assists with the Wizards (65 games). A former Oklahoma City (2008-19) and Houston (2019-20) alumnus, he is entering the fourth year ofa five-year contract that should bring him a total of $ 205 million. Although, the last year of this gold deal is optional ($ 47.1 million).
NBA: Westbrook set to join LeBron at Lakers
The 32-year-old All Star point guard is announced very close to the LA Lakers in a bomb-shaped trade.