The 26-year-old forward was initially selected by Cleveland in 2013, where he played just 52 games.
After he was traded to the Houston Rockets, Russell Westbrook reflected on his time in Oklahoma City.
James Harden is pleased to be having the chance to play with Russell Westbrook again.
"I can’t even begin to put into words all of the emotions I have right now," Westbrook wrote. "It’s been one heck of a journey Oklahoma!"
Harden, who played his first three NBA seasons in Oklahoma City with Westbrook, is definitely pleased to be reunited with his old teammate.
Mike D’Antoni coached Chandler with the Knicks, and reportedly pushed to bring the veteran to Houston.
Oklahoma City hopes Paul won't "play a game in a Thunder uniform" after the guard was traded from the Rockets late Thursday.
The mounting rift between Paul and Harden had been reported in June, revealing Paul demanded a trade. But Paul and GM Daryl Morey denied it.
Houston's decision to trade Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook makes team owner Tilman Fertitta excited.
The Houston Rockets' decision to trade Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook makes team owner Tilman Fertitta excited.