The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their worst defeat of the season as they were crushed by the Denver Nuggets 96-133. Lakers legend Magic Johnson took to Twitter to share his criticism for his former team.
“We as Lakers fans can accept being outplayed but we deserve more than a lack of effort and no sense of urgency,” the five-time NBA champion tweeted, adding that the team’s owner Jeanie Buss deserves better.
After the game, Russell Westbrook was asked what his response is to Johnson’s criticism. “I do not have a reaction,” he said. “Everybody is entitled in this world to their opinion. Regardless of what that is. You can either take it and run with it or you can take it and put it in one ear and out the other, or you cannot respond to it.
“Magic’s entitled to his opinion. And he’s not here every day. He’s not around us every day. He’s not aware of what’s going on internally with us and trying to figure things out. But I have no response to that. But like I said, everyone in this world is entitled to their opinion and that’s that.”