In an emergency podcast session, HTTD’s Rajan Nanavati is joined by good friends and longtime HTTD podcast contributors John and Neel to discuss the Washington Wizards acquiring Russell Westbrook from the Houston Rockets in exchange for John Wall.
- initial thoughts and reactions (1:26)
- the drivers for the Wizards trading Wall (7:43)
- the acquisition of Westbrook being in line with Tommy Shepherd’s focus on “culture” (22:34)
- if the acquisition of Westbrook now makes the Wizards “his team” (31:36)
- where Washington now falls within the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference (40:18)
- one interesting trade possibility available for Washington (52:26)