Lakers: In an alternate universe, would Russell Westbrook still be supersonic in Seattle? – All Lakers

Brooklyn Nets All-Star forward Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Lakers sixth-man guard Russell Westbrook were originally drafted by the now-defunct Seattle SuperSonics, a beloved team in one of the nation’s most bustling cities that was Essentially moved in the middle of the night by a bunch of charlatans who bought the franchise under misleading pretenses.

The club was relocated to Oklahoma and renamed the Oklahoma City Thunder. In its first draft pick in 2009, OKC drafted James Harden third (a pretty cool pick, yes, but also Stephen Curry was drafted seventh that year).

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