Lakers coach Darvin Ham issues strong warning to Russell Westbrook



Russell Westbrook was once again at the center of the storm after a poor start to the year. Although Lakers coach Darvin Hamm has shown support for Brody, he sent him a warning early in the season.

Russell Westbrook.
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Only two games in 2022-23 NBA seasonThe Lakers They showed that they still had a lot of work to do. Although losing to the Warriors And the clippers Was on the cards, come down to The 0-2 start is still noisy When it comes to a famous team.

anyway Los Angeles He had a whole vacation to figure out how to recover from a terrible campaign, that It doesn’t look like things will be much different this chapter. In the first two games the team has already shown many weaknesses, especially in a crime.

unsurprisingly, Russell Westbrook He again faces most critics for the Lakers’ poor start. The All-Star has full support from his teammates and coaching staff, but Darvin Hamm Still sends him stern remind.

Lakers News: Darvin Hamm warns Russell Westbrook

Although things between Westbrook and the coaches were fine, Brodie took a subtle hit at Ham after the pre-season finale. Ross suffered a hamstring injury and blamed it on the fact that he started off the bench, but Hamm make things right.

(via ESPN)

“Let me be clear with this,” Hamm said before his team fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 103-97 Thursday night. “Lakers, I, my crew, In no way will we put a player or employee in harm’s way. Physically, mentally and spiritually. We do not advocate that. We don’t talk about it. This is not what we are.

It has been around for a long time. He’s been a top level player for a very long time. So, I know what it’s about and how it’s doneHam said.But on the other hand, you have to be prepared to do whatever your team wants to do. This is called being a professional. Therefore, however we choose to use it, There must be a willingness to sacrifice for the sake of your teammates and the general good of the team If this course of action will lead to success.”

Hamm has been very supportive of Westbrook since he took office, but He is not afraid to show his authority. At the end of the day, everyone has to understand that this is a team sport and that the coach makes the decisions.

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