Heyf anyone trust Russell Westbrook this is LeBron Jameswho, despite the criticism he received Los Angeles Lakers A teammate backed him up again and is looking forward to the start of the season when the 33-year-old shows his full potential on the court.
Westbrook, who joined the Lakers last season, didn’t perform as expected and his numbers weren’t the best. Well, none of the players on the team had a better year in 2021-22 season.
But Russell Westbrook was one of the most criticized. He barely played his first season with the team, and many fans of the Los Angeles team are asking for his departure, confident that the change could be the best way out for the Lakers.
On social media, James sent a message of support to Westbrook, confident that the season starting in the coming months would be one of his best and that he would leave everything in Los Angeles.
LeBron James hopes Westbrook gets revenge
“Westbrook’s disrespect and causticity is still commonplace, no matter how you feel about last season. The Legend’s cuffs Twitter account.
LeBron James responded to this comment and made it clear: “Can’t wait for him to leave this season!!!”.
There is no better confirmation of Russell, which makes it clear that the figure of the team and one of the stars NBA trusts him and wants him to be with the Lakers.
Why is Westbrook expected to stay with the Lakers?
For a contract over $45 million this season, it’s hard for any team to call on Westbrook, who is sure to stay in Los Angeles, where the entire roster is looking for revenge after a poor 2021-22. While all players will be in the spotlight, Westbrook will be under scrutiny.
Westbrook, who was Most Valuable Player of the 2016/17 season.had the worst season of his last 12 with the Lakers, averaging just 18.5 points per game, 7.4 rebounds and 7.1 assists, and he’s sure to improve if he wants the team to aim for more.