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Kobe Bryant In His Grave Would Be A Better Point Guard Than Russell Westbrook Is For The Lakers

Written by Chris Powers

I know, Kobe was a shooting guard and Westbrook is a point guard. You’re missing the point though. Russell Westbrook is playing like garbage, and it likely is not going to get much better.

Russell Westbrook is having a rough start to 2022.

I mean literally a terrible start.

It all began last Tuesday with a 7-for-19 showing (36.8%), which was then followed up by 4-for-14 (28.6%), then 2-for-12 (16.7%) and finally, Wednesday’s 2-for-14 clunker (14.3%), which included an 0-for-5 mark on 3-pointers.

Westbrook was quoted saying the following recently:

“The word ‘slump’ isn’t something I lean on,” Westbrook said. “I stay locked into my craft, figure it out. I’m just in a position to try to figure out the best way to play at the moment. It’s as simple as that. I’ll figure it out, and that’s that. … Figure out ways to just make a f—ing shot. That’s it.”

Let’s just call it what it is. Westbrook at age 33 is past his prime playing in the NBA. The trade for him was not a good one, and Kobe Bryant would literally be rolling in his grave knowing that Westbrook is a team leader in Los Angeles.

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Chris Powers

Chris Powers has been blogging since 2019 and joined PSE in February or 2021. His primary focuses on the NFL, MLB, NBA and Pop Culture. Since arriving at PSE, he has amassed nearly 10 million views.