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Russell Westbrook gets benched by Frank Vogel as Lakers beaten by Pacers

As his job was in jeopardy, Frank Vogel did something that Los Angeles Lakers fans had been begging him to do all season: he benched Russell Westbrook in the fourth quarter. With only 3:52 left and the Lakers trailing the lottery-bound Indiana Pacers 101-94 at home, Vogel replaced the 2017 MVP with Malik Monk. Westbrook […]

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Russell Westbrook trolled by song choices in Sacramento during Lakers vs. Kings

With all of the issues the Lakers are encountering, the resumption of Russell Westbrook’s cold-shooting slump didn’t seem to help in a 125-116 defeat to the Kings. Westbrook currently enters his 14th NBA season, but his first with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are just one game above .500 as of Wednesday. While with the […]

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Westbrook speaks out about his dispute with Frank Vogel

Russell Westbrook’s debut season with the Lakers was anything but easy, as the veteran point guard battled to find his rhythm on a squad that has¬†underachieved from expectations. To obtain Westbrook, the Lakers gave up many of important championship players like Kyle Kuzma and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to the Washington Wizards. However, Westbrook did not fit […]

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Anthony Davis slams Russel Westbrook over poor performance

Russell Westbrook was supposed to propel the Los Angeles Lakers back into contention for the NBA title. However, he was unable to connect with LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and the rest of the team, and so underperformed substantially. Westbrook was unable to adapt his game to fit Davis and LeBron, which cost the Lakers dearly […]

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LeBron James, Anthony Davis voice supports for Westbrook despite underwhelming performance against Knicks

Los Angeles Lakers fans were disappointed with Russel Westbrook who was benched in the overtime session against New York Knicks at Crypto.com Arena on February 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. Despite the unsupportive comments from fans, Westbrook’s teammates got his back. Westbrook, NBA’s triple-double king who scored his record-breaking 182nd triple-double in an intense 125-124 […]

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4 Reasons why Lakers have disappointing performance this season

Following another 128-112 loss against the Golden States Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers are officially off the playoff contention with two more games left. The Lakers are in the 11th seed in the Western Conference. Obviously, many are disappointed, including head coach, Frank Vogel. “Extremely disappointed,” Vogel said. “Disappointed for our fan base. Disappointed for […]

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LA Lakers eliminated from playoffs following loss against Phoenix Suns 110-121

Following yesterday’s game, obviously, this is not something that the Los Angeles Lakers fans are waiting for but has probably seen or predicted. the Lakers lost another game against the Phoenix Suns 110-121. The Lakers are officially in the 11th seed of the Western Conference which made the team also officially out of playoffs contenders. […]

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NBA trade rumor: Anthony Davis to move on from Los Angeles Lakers

It has been a wild ride for the Lakers this season. Following another losing game against the Dallas Mavericks with 110-128, the Los Angeles Lakers are now 11th in the Western Conference. In the offseason, many considered the Lakers would be a championship contender, however, with 31-44 on their record, their opportunity even at the […]

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NBA legends pay respect to another LeBron James milestone in NBA history

Another milestone for Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James as he became the first player in NBA history to have 30K points, 10K rebounds, and 10K assists. While the Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling, James has constantly shown an outstanding performance. His achievement gained attention from some NBA legends, including Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas, and […]

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LeBron James hits 56 points as Lakers beat Warriors 124-116

LeBron James breaks a four-losing game streak on Saturday night game against the Golden State Warriors dropping a total of 56 points in the game at Crypto.com Arena. Amid a disappointing season for the Lakers, the 37-year-old NBA player gives the Los Angeles Lakers a victorious comeback. Pointing out to Kobe Bryant, it seems that […]