Houston Rockets gave OKC Thunder Jeremy Lamd, Kevin Martin, two 1st round picks an 2nd round picks for Thunders James Harden, Cole Aldrich , Daqeuan Cook and Lazar Hayward!
Harden and OKC were having issues with contract recently, Harden expecting more money. ESPN reports:
The Thunder offered Harden $55.5 million over four years — $4.5 million less than the max deal Harden coveted and will get from the Rockets, sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard.
“We wanted to sign James to an extension, but at the end of the day, these situations have to work for all those involved. Our ownership group again showed their commitment to the organization with several significant offers,” Thunder general manager Sam Presti said in a statement.