Russell Westbrook
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Retired NBA player-turned-ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins joins Freddie Coleman and Bart Scott on KJZ to discuss Russell Westbrook’s trade to the Los Angeles Lakers and how it affects Bradley Beal with the Washington Wizards as well as Damian Lillard with the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • 0:00 Perk says father time isn’t catching Russell Westbrook anytime soon.
  • 1:30 Perkins goes through how the Lakers will be able to fill out their roster.
  • 2:15 Perkins outlines why he would rather go play with the Lakers’ Big 3 of LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook compared to the Brooklyn Nets’ Big 3 of Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving.
  • 3:30 Perkins said Kyle Kuzma was way past due to leave the Lakers.
  • 4:21 Kendrick Perkins goes through how the offense will function with the Lakers’ Big 3.
  • 5:00 Kendrick Perkins advises Bradley Beal to get his money first before deciding if he wants to leave and chase a championship.
  • 6:17 Perk says the Westbrook trade has Damian Lillard thinking about whether he wants to stay in Portland.