What Should LA Lakers Do with Russell Westbrook? Insider Opinions Vary Widely

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2022 7:57 am    Post subject: What Should LA Lakers Do with Russell Westbrook? Insider Opinions Vary Widely

Hey All,

Latest @BleacherReport What Should LA Lakers Do with Russell Westbrook? Insider Opinions Vary Widely - I asked around, got some interesting, divergent takes https://bleacherreport.com/articles/10043282-what-should-la-lakers-do-with-russell-westbrook-insider-opinions-vary-widely

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:27 am    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2022 4:43 pm    Post subject:

cal1piggy wrote:
drop from plane without parachute


Thats a bit much.

Thanks for the read, EP.

I liked this quote-- if the team ends up keeping him on the roster to start the year: "You have to figure out some way to empower him without indulging his worst habits."

Guess we'll see how it shakes out
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2022 2:18 am    Post subject:

Nice read

Hopefully Rob will be patient

If trading Russ at midseason is best time, why not send Russ + cash?

If Russ is truly dead weight, that is the White Elephant

Obviously the Knicks would be considered because they like to have players that draw in crowds since they are not going to be serious playoff contenders
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2022 10:21 am    Post subject:

Start him off the bench from the get go. If he pouts, then send him home. I'd rather the team build their chemistry around the players already signed minus Westbrook.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2022 5:44 pm    Post subject:

PLATNUM wrote:
cal1piggy wrote:
drop from plane without parachute


Thats a bit much.

Thanks for the read, EP.

I liked this quote-- if the team ends up keeping him on the roster to start the year: "You have to figure out some way to empower him without indulging his worst habits."

Guess we'll see how it shakes out


TBD if that's a feasible path - may be what we're looking at as the only real option barring a change in where things stand
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 10:51 am    Post subject:

We stuck with him because Jeanie wasn't willing to purge Klutch...
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:15 pm    Post subject:

have him come off the bench.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 9:01 pm    Post subject:

Russ should just gun for the Shaqtin mvp. At least that's entertaining.

With Russ staying, I don't think many fans are optimistic about title chances at all. I just hope the coaching staff play the best guys on any given night and at least give the fans something to cheer for.
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