NBA: LeBron James wants him out, the Lakers have decided
In the hard during the 2021-2022 season at the Los Angeles Lakers, Russell Westbrook could be pushed out this summer. His future is still uncertain, Darvin Ham wishing to give him another chance. The Californian franchise would like to be fixed fairly quickly as to the future of the 33-year-old player.
In 2021, the Los Angeles Lakers thought they had made an excellent deal by recruiting Russell Westbrook to accompany LeBron James and Anthony Davis. However, things didn’t quite go as planned for the now 33-year-old playmaker. Disappointing on the floor, RussWest found himself in the crosshairs of supporters of the Lakers and was regularly targeted by critics over the past season. After a very delicate first exercise, Russell Westbrook could already pack his bags. Mr. Triple Double is very often mentioned on the start lately. Nevertheless, Darvin Ham would like to give him a chance Russell Westbrook.
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Darvin Ham wants to give Westbrook another chance…
“I’m very excited about the idea of coaching Russ. They try to blame everything on him, and that’s one of the things that excites me the most about this job. He and I have had a very good relationship since I accepted this position.“confided the coach of the Lakers recently. Thereby, Darvin Ham could oppose a departure from Russell Westbrook this summer.
… who suffered from her relationship with Frank Vogel
For his part, the 33-year-old admitted that he had rather badly experienced his relationship with Frank Vogelformer coach of the Californian franchise: “To be honest, I find it unfortunate because I’ve never had a problem with my coaches before. No coach, no player, no manager… I don’t know what his problem with me was or I don’t know why… I can’t really give you an answer that we really never connected. As soon as I arrived here, I didn’t have the chance to do what I am capable of doing for a team and a franchise.» With the arrival of Darvin Ham on the bench Lakers, Russell Westbrook could stay and try to redeem themselves in the coming season.
The Lakers want to be fixed quickly for the future of their point guard
Anyway, the Los Angeles Lakers would like to clear up the case of their playmaker very quickly. According to the information of the journalist The Athletic Jovan Buhathe Purple and Gold would like the situation of Russell Westbrook be clarified before the training camp. The Los Angeles Lakers would like to avoid any distractions around the team with incessant questions about the future of RussWest in order to better prepare for the new season. But for that, you still have to find a satisfactory deal. In recent weeks, the Los Angeles Lakers was planning to engage the services of Kyrie Irving. LeBron James himself was pushing for the arrival of his former teammate to the Cleveland Cavaliers to become a reality. Russell Westbrook could thus be part of this transaction to attract Kyrie Irving in Los Angeles. But for the moment, the case is at a standstill. The Brooklyn Nets would first like to be fixed as to the future of Kevin Durant before making a decision for his playmaker. Lakers will therefore have to wait before knowing the future of Russell Westbrook.