This season of Lakers is not developing as expected in the organization, with the Los Angeles team sitting in twelfth place in the Western Conference (25-28), chasing entry to the NBA play-offs.
As is normal, the team of LeBron James and Anthony Davis intend to make corrective moves in the next period and strengthen the roster them so that this year’s season and the qualification “train” are not lost…
According to a publication of “Bleacher Report”, the “lake people” had contacts with them Utah Jazz for his case Russell Westbrook and a possible trade of the 34-year-old explosive guard.
This season, Russell has become the “sixth player” of the Lakers, counting 15.7 points, 7.6 assists and 6.3 rebounds in 50 regular season games, mostly coming off the bench.
However, the Lakers would like to get rid of the player’s high contract immediately, as Westrbook will have to receive the amount of 47 million dollars for the 2022/23 season!
With Los Angeles Lakers aiming for another trade before the deadline, conversations were had with the Utah Jazz centered on Russell Westbrook, league sources told @BleacherReport: https://t.co/A8bksUicyW
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) February 3, 2023
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