Russell Westbrook disappointed at his debut for the Los Angeles Lakers at the bankruptcy against the Golden State Warriors (114: 121). LeBron James and Anthony Davis protect the newbie, Coach Frank Vogel becomes a bit clearer. For the Warriors you are looking forward to a recovered strength.
We want him just he s himself, Anthony Davis said about his new teammate Russell Westbrook after the fourth preamble defeat in a row for the Lakers. He just has to be Russell Westbrook . The Point Guard lend a debut to forgotten and finished the game with just 8 points (4/13 FG), 4 assists, 4 ball losses and the worst plus minus rating of all players (-23).
Lebron James, who led his team with 34 points and 11 rebounds, did not want to draw no conclusions from Westbrooks weak debut. Instead, the King suspected that the native Californian had played the nerves a prank. Davis also betrayed that Lebron and he talked about the game with Westbrook and that he had to worry.
Russell Westbrook: LeBron James gives simple advice
While Westbrook did not want to comment on the content of this conversation, James was much more informational. Lebron advised the playmaker that he go home and watch a comedyshow. Coach Frank Vogel, on the other hand, was a bit more serious: He has to adapt the most. His Usage Rate was always up, now he plays next to LeBron and Ad. It will take time, he s the new one and he has to find his way.
It was not only Westbrook, who had problems. Other new such as Carmelo Anthony (9, 3/9 FG) or Malik Monk (6, 2/5 FG) were hardly integrated and were very weak weaknesses in defense.
At the Warriors, the new ones made it much better. Nemanja Bjelica (15, 6/7 FG, 11 rebounds) was coming from the bench a revival for the game of dubs and Andre Iguodala (12) showed that he can help the team. People said he s only there for our cabin, but he has shown us from the beginning that he has a lot in the tank, rubbing Stephen Curry about returnees Iguodala.
Golden State Warriors: Kerr is looking forward to depth of the team
Curry itself has been posting his first triple double for over five years, but hit only five of his 21 litters for 21 points. That the Warriors could still set a statement, lay on an old, recovered strength. Six players scored two-digit, ten actors posted at least 6 meters.
It felt like five, six years, was also Warriors coach Steve Kerr. We have so many players in this squad that I can relax without hesitation. We also have injured people who can play. I think we have a really deep team.
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This refers to Klay Thompson, James Wiseman and Rookie Jonathan Kuminga, who are all still injured. For the dubs, it continues at night on Friday when the L.a. Clippers come to the Chase Center. The Lakers play again a day later, then the champion of 2020 receives the Phoenix Suns in a new edition of last year s first-time series.