Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder star Russell Westbrook has no subject throwing shade at anybody and everybody he comes throughout on the basketball court docket. That was confirmed to be true as soon as once more as Westbrook pulled off a took a private method to trolling Los Angeles Lakers guard Lance Stephenson throughout Wednesday night time’s sport.
Simply earlier than halftime, Westbrook opted to bust out Stephenson’s notorious air guitar celebration after teammate Paul George knocked down the and-1 jumper over him, as The Render confirmed.
As seen above, Stephenson clearly didn’t appear to take pleasure in that very a lot, as he glared over at Westbrook whereas the Thunder guard was celebrating the play. In case you missed the spectacular end by George, right here’s a have a look at the way it performed out.
Heading into halftime, the Thunder held a 59-57 lead and as we’ve turn out to be accustomed to seeing from Westbrook, he had nearly posted a triple-double by way of two quarters. At that time, the All-Star guard had totaled eight factors, 9 assists and 9 rebounds, however was struggling from the sector, taking pictures 2-12 total.
LeBron James-Much less Lakers Hold With Thunder
Though it was solely two quarters, the Thunder (23-13) had their palms full with the Lakers and their younger core. Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram have been the important thing trio main the cost for the Lakers (21-16) with teammate LeBron James sidelined as a result of a groin damage. On this sport, although, it was Kentavious Caldwell-Pope who was main the group in scoring early within the third quarter with 18 factors.
The Lakers have additionally acquired a pleasant enhance from middle JaVale McGee since getting back from an sickness. In the beginning of the second half in opposition to the Thunder, McGee had totaled 15 factors on 7-14 taking pictures with seven rebounds and 4 blocks.
Newest on LeBron James Damage
Talking of James and his damage, there’s been no main replace by way of a possible timeline for return. As issues presently stand, it appears LeBron is solely taking the rehab day-by-day and ensuring he’s 100 % or very near it earlier than getting again on the ground. This additionally goes hand-in-hand with latest feedback from Lakers coach Luke Walton, who didn’t present a lot cause for optimism on his outlook.
Simply previous to Wednesday’s sport, Harrison Faigen of SB Nation reported that Walton said he has “no thought” when LeBron will return to the court docket.
So in the meanwhile, it appears the Lakers younger core will proceed main the cost and holding down the fort.
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