The Lakers Are Planning a Big Move for Westbrook

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the first half of a game against the Denver Nuggets at Arena on April 03, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
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Most talked about business in the NBA Patrick Beverly To Los Angeles Lakers,

When the move was announced on Thursday, several headlines and tweets were written about the move and many wondered how it would change the team.

Obviously, the Beverly to LA team’s ability to trade more will affect its culture and perhaps future plans. Russell Westbrook,

While this was not immediate at the time of the trade to Beverly, it is now clear that the trade could affect Westbrook’s role with the team next season.

Jovan Buha reports that “the arrival of Beverly makes it more likely that Russell Westbrook will not play with the Lakers this year.”

Buha says L.A. can trade Westbrook or “send him home the way the Rockets did”. john wall last season.”

It’s been talked about for months, but is Westbrook’s time in LA really coming to an end?

Beverly Over Brody

Some thought that Beverly and Westbrook would have a hard time working together given their past and their rivalry.

Well, maybe they won’t need to work together.

Everyone knows LA has been trying to get rid of Westbrook for months.

They may be looking at Beverly as their Westbrook replacement.

With him on board, they can now completely outsmart Westbrook by either trading him or selling him.

It would be a drastic move and a huge acknowledgment that they really screwed up last year but it might be best to leave the past behind and move on.

With training camp just a few weeks away, you can expect to hear something major about Westbrook in the near future.

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