“Trading Russell Westbrook for John Wall is the most realistic”: Marc J Spears dishes on the best available trade for the Lakers star ahead of Feb 10th deadline

The only possible trade for the Lakers, according to Spears, is trading Russell Westbrook for John Wall as their contracts match well.  The Los Angeles Lakers took quite the chance when it came to ditching the Buddy Hield trade to acquire…

“John Wall is built like a one-ply toilet paper soaked in water, and you want him to replace Russell Westbrook?”: Lakers fans are tired of seeing washed-up has-beens linked with them over and over

John Wall spent almost two and a half seasons of the last four on the sidelines – yet the Lakers seem to see some value in him John Wall is a good player – but no amount of talent can…

“DeMar DeRozan is DeMonster of the mid-range!”: NBA Twitter lauds the Bulls star as he joins Giannis, Westbrook, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Ben Simmons as the only players with 40+ points without taking a three since 2015

Chicago Bulls superstar DeMar DeRozan had himself a night with a season-high 41-point performance and did so without attempting a single three-pointer. Over the last few years, the NBA has moved towards being a 3-point shooting league. To put things…

“Russell Westbrook, do you want that Shaqtin MVP once again?”: NBA Twitter reacts to Shaq hollering at the Lakers point guard during their win vs Orlando Magic

Shaq and Russell Westbrook had a warm exchange ahead of the Lakers’ victory over the Orlando Magic this Friday night. The Lakers’ implosion through the course of the 2021-22 NBA season has been nothing short of spectacular. Despite having 5…

“Finding ways to be the best Russ I can be for the Lakers, that’s the goal for me”: Russell Westbrook talks about adopting a team-first approach and making his teammates around him better

LA Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook reflects on the must-win game against the Orlando Magic, putting the team before himself. The Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic 116-105 in a must-win game. LeBron James and co were back at the +500…

“Russell Westbrook is all in to do whatever’s necessary to help the Lakers win a championship”: Lakers head coach Frank Vogel on his decision to bench the former MVP in the final minutes against the Pacers

LA Lakers head coach Frank Vogel believes that Russell Westbrook is willing to do everything necessary to win his team a championship. Russell Westbrook is currently the eye of the storm in light of his recent performances. The Lakers have…

“I was disappointed I didn’t play in clutch time; more disappointed we lost the game”: Russell Westbrook expresses his dissatisfaction with being benched in Lakers loss to Pacers

Russell Westbrook says that he’s disappointed in the fact that he was benched against the Pacers but more disappointed that the Lakers lost.  It’s no surprise that Russell Westbrook isn’t a great fit on the Los Angeles Lakers alongside LeBron…

“Russell Westbrook and Frank Vogel being thrown under the bus is really pissing me off”: Charles Barkley goes off on Lakers higher ups for poor roster construction

Charles Barkley expresses his dissatisfaction with Russell Westbrook and Frank Vogel being blamed for the Lakers’ misfortunes.  it was quite the well known fact when the trade happened over last offseason that Russell Westbrook on the Los Angeles Lakers would…

“Why did I bench Russell Westbrook?? I was playing the guys that I thought were going to win the game”: Frank Vogel’s statement after deciding to play without Brodie to close out the game against the Pacers which Lakers ended up losing

As the Lakers took on the Indiana Pacers, Frank Vogel had to take some major decisions in a crunch game, which included benching Russell Westbrook. In just their second game following LeBron James and the Lakers‘ promise to get better,…

“Frank Vogel, don’t get on the plane! It’s a trap!”: NBA analyst Bill Simmons cautions the Lakers head coach post the 48-year old’s decision to bench Russell Westbrook in the final minutes against the Pacers

NBA analyst Bill Simmons reveals the reason behind Frank Vogel benching Russell Westbrook. The LA Lakers fell below +500, once again, in an embarrassing loss against the Pacers at home. Despite LeBron James and co having control over the game…