LeBron James & Russell Westbrook

The Los Angeles Lakers seem to have righted their bad start to the season with LeBron James’ blockbuster performances. They are currently ranked 12th and have some progress to make before they can qualify for the postseason. The team is 1.5 games behind the LA Clippers, ranked 6th. With this, the Lakers still have a chance to secure a guaranteed spot in the playoffs. They would not want to repeat the last year when they missed the playoffs. The fifth consecutive win would give the team immense confidence for future games.

In the meantime, Russell Westbrook recently invited trouble with his superstar teammate LeBron James. The 34-year-old point guard has been a great addition to the team this year. But he had a flop season last year when LA signed him over Kurt Kuzma. However, ever since the eight-time All-star has accommodated himself to the head coach Ham’s instruction, he became a hit. His off-the-bench contributions have become crucial and integral to the team’s success. Regardless, NBA fans busted him on social media for his comments after the Sacramento Kings’ game. While James wanted every player on the team to stay greedy, Russ wanted to have and enjoy the game.


LeBron James Eying Russell Westbrook For His Incompetent Words

LeBron James is achieving remarkable things at the age of 38, leaving the NBA community stunned by his continued excellence. While many expected James’ physical decline to cause him to fall out of the conversation about the best players in the league, he continues to shine. LeBron James secured the top spot in the recent vote countings of the All-star team selection. His exceptional contribution to the game throughout his career and popularity secured him the most votes for the All-star competition.

Russell Westbrook and LeBron James have been together in the fall and the rise of the Lakers. But LeBron did not seem to like the point guard’s comment about having fun while the process. When the interview came out, fans called out Westbrook on his remarks. Many fans shattered him over Twitter that he had no intention of winning and only cared about enjoying the game. Everyone is aware of how important winning is for the Lakers forward. And his funny face reaction to Westbrook’s comment is going viral on social media.

LeBron James & Russell Westbrook
LeBron James & Russell Westbrook

On a serious note, the Lakers really need help to surround the 38-year-old with better players in the league. The more LeBron James pushes, he will be more prone to injuries. So to preserve their superstar, the Lakers’ management will have to bring in a player who can play at both ends of the court. The demands and indifference of future picks make it interesting to see which way the Lakers will bend before the trade deadline.

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