For three seasons, Russell Westbrook and James Harden were teammates in Oklahoma City.
They grew together, had lots of team success, and made it to the NBA Finals in 2012.
However, after not being able to come to terms on a new contract, James Harden was traded to Houston, where he has become the face of the franchise and one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history.
In their time apart, each has won an MVP, and has gotten to the Western Conference Finals twice, and each made it to Game 7 one time (each time losing to the Golden State Warriors).
Neither was able to return to the NBA Finals.
Almost 7 years later, Harden and Westbrook are teammates again, as Westbook was traded to Houston for Chris Paul and a bounty of draft picks.
What does it all mean?
Well, let me tell you. Continue reading “A Reunion in Houston”