Originally Posted by okcchief
I think Westbrook still has more upside left. Harden is a smarter basketball player than most people in the league. Westbrook keeps improving, but I see a whole lot of room for him to grow. It is a tough decision though, and I'm sure it was weighed both ways. They are both all-star caliber players so I'm not sure there is a right answer.
For the Thunder, I'd rather have an elite PG playing with KD than an elite shooting guard. Even now Westbrooks offensive production is only marginally worse than Harden's and he plays as the 2nd scoring option.