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Nick Young defends Russell Westbrook: “Y’all been talking about him like he Tony Snell”

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Russell Westbrook has been taking heat from the Los Angeles Lakers fans for his recent shooting slump where he had less than ten points for three straight games.

Recently, a Westbrook diss track was published, which received over one million views on TikTok in just one day. It was re-published to Instagram and received a comment from former Laker Nick Young, who defended Russ.

“That’s why they losing because ppl show hate more them love this man Russ is a first ballot Hall of Famer and y’all been talking about him like he tony snell lol no disrespect,” Young wrote on Instagram.

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This season, Westbrook is averaging 18.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 8 assists per game for Los Angeles. In terms of scoring, this is his third worst NBA season. He averaged less only in his first two years in the league.

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