When the Lakers would resume Russell Westbrook trade talks

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Despite the Lakers trying to turn things back on with Russell Westbrook, it doesn’t look like the outcome will be much different than last season. Therefore, the team set a date for the resumption of business talks with potential suitors.

Russell Westbrook.
© Ethan Miller / Getty ImagesRussell Westbrook.

After a very disappointing season, everyone expected it to be Lakers to give up ways Russell Westbrook during summer. However, Brodie chose his player option and Darvin Hamm He seemed optimistic about getting the best of him.

But only three games in 2022-23 NBA seasonIt seems that extending their time together could be a huge mistake. Not only purple and gold He struggles to get results (0-3), but Westbrook is again leaving a lot to be desired.

Only 28.9% shot from the goal and 8.3%. from the depth In his first three games, Westbrook is not looking Which is different from last season?. Therefore, the front office is said to be looking forward to re-explore the trades for it later this year.

Rumor: Lakers re-engage in trade talks involving Russell Westbrook after Thanksgiving

(via Kevin O’Connor from The Ringer)

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that a trade in which Westbrook . is involved Not likely until after Thanksgiving. This was around the same time that Dennis Schroeder livedwho is undoubtedly a better guard than Westbrook, can come back from his thumb surgery.

When that time comes, Los Angeles will explore trade groups with the Pacers which includes the Myles Turner Center and/or the Buddy Hield Suite. These conversations are currently suspendedbut both Turner and Heald would add much-needed shooting, and Turner would provide depth of rim protection behind the much-injured Davis.

Utah has been linked with the Lakers for several months as well. League sources say that before the Jazz sent Bojan Bogdanovic to the Pistons, the Lakers offered Westbrook a future first- and second-round selection for Bogdanovic and others. Sources expect the Lakers and Jazz to resume talks later in the season with a mix of other players being discussed. (Utah has Jordan Clarkson, Mike Conley, and Rudy Jay—three veterans who can shoot them all.)”

Unless he suddenly improves in the next few months, it looks like Westbrook’s days as a Laker are numbered. It remains to be seen, however, What kind of deal Engaging Ross can work.

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