Clippers star believes this Lakers team doesn’t fit with Russell Westbrook



Russell Westbrook has once again been the subject of critics after a poor start to the 2022-23 NBA season with the Lakers. However, one Los Angeles Clippers star believes that they simply aren’t right for each other.

Russell Westbrook.
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Russell Westbrook He faced a lot of criticism in his first year with LakersIt doesn’t look like things will change this season. Two games later, the All-Star goalkeeper is once again on the receiving end of the team’s problems.

Violet and Gold who were 0-2 at the start 2022-23 NBA seasonThey showed that they had a lot of things to improve the attack. Their weakest area seemed to be shooting, which was Westbrook in particular Thursday struggled to lose to clippers.

After scoring just two points in 27 minutes of excitement, Brody went 0 of 11 off the field while also failing on all six of his three-point attempts. even so, Paul George He thinks it’s not Westbrook’s fault.

Paul George says Russell Westbrook can’t be himself on this Lakers team

“Frankly not the team they are directed at, with the roster they have. It has to work both ways.” George told Ramona Shelburne ESPN. It was very easy being a 30-10-10 guy when he had the keys to the team. You cannot forget it.

I just want him to continue enjoying this joy. Keep enjoying that excitement and fun that’s what makes him special, and the fact that he can do it every night. I hate to see that it doesn’t seem to exist for him. But hopefully, in the end, it works for him. “

George has a very fair point, as this has been a huge talking point throughout Westbrook’s first season in Los Angeles. Darvin Hamm He seems determined to find a way to make it work, but it seems so hard mission.

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