HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets' blockbuster trade for Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook Thursday night garnered reaction from fans and athletes alike.

In the trade to the Thunder, the Rockets are sending point guard Chris Paul, a pair of future first round draft picks and pick swaps.

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Houston Texans J.J. Watt and DeAndre Hopkins were quick to welcome Westbrook to Houston.

Watt also noted Paul's generosity during Hurricane Harvey.

Rockets guard Eric Gordon's response could be applied to just about every trade made in the NBA this offseason.

Other NBA players sounded off, too, including former Rocket Patrick Beverley.

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