Nets Sharpshooter Spotted Wearing Russell Westbrook’s Clothing Line Has Fans Convinced a Trade Might Come Through: “Welcome to Brooklyn Russell Westbrook!”

Published 02/05/2023, 8:50 AM EST

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The NBA world has seemed jittery since Kyrie Irving requested a trade out of the Brooklyn Nets franchise. When the Nets and Irving could not work out a contract extension deal, the seven-time All-Star asked to be traded from the team. Many teams are interested in trading for Irving and his bag of skills. And one of the top runners for landing spots for Irving is the Los Angeles Lakers. After a Nets player was seen wearing clothes from Russell Westbrook’s clothing line, fans are convinced that a deal might come through.

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The backup point guard and sharpshooter Patty Mills were recently rocking apparel from Russell Westbrook’s clothing line. Westbrook’s clothing line, ‘Honor The Gift,’ creates clothes that often make one stand out from the crowd.

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While on his way to the arena for games, fans have often seen Westbrook rocking his clothes from his brand. The style may be considered a bit flashy for some but do not compromise on quality.

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After seeing Patty Mills donning clothes from ‘HTG,’ fans were convinced that a trade for Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving may be in the works.

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One fan tweeted, “Welcome to brooklyn Russell Westbrook!”

While another fan commented, “This solidifies it! Trades already done, nothing else to see here.”

Here are a few more reactions from fans on Twitter.

Many fans were convinced that this was a sign of Westbrook getting traded to the Nets for Irving. Others considered this a reach.

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If a deal for Kyrie Irving involving Russell Westbrook goes through, two of the top duos in recent history will finally unite. LeBron James would play with Kyrie Irving again, returning to their Cleveland days.

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On the other hand, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will finally be together after almost a decade of playing on separate teams. Though this deal may benefit the Lakers, the same cannot be said for the Brooklyn Nets.

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While Irving may still be in his prime, injuries to Westbrook robbed him of his athleticism. The Lakers may have to sweeten the pot a bit more for the Nets to agree to pull the trigger. 

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Will a trade involving Russell Westbrook for Irving go through? Moreover, will Kevin Durant be willing to share the court with ‘Brodie’ once again?

Let us know what you think in the comments section down below.

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Abhishek Dhariwal

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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He earned his bachelor's degree in English Honors from St. Xavier's College and his master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism.
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