Russell Westbrook is not tolerating any disrespect associated to his name again.
Following the Los Angeles Lakers’ drafting of Max Christie in the second-round of the 2022 NBA Draft, sports media personality Skip Bayless took a swipe on the mentioned rookie’s 31.7 percent three-point shooting from last season representing the Michigan State.
Bayless has then noted that Christie will fit “right in with LeBron and Westbrick,” referring on the 2017 league MVP.
Apparently, the tweet didn’t look well on the side of Westbrook.
In his first campaign wearing a Lakers gear, Westbrook tallied an 18.5 points average to go along with 7.4 rebounds and 7.1 assists, while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and an inefficient 29.8 percent from long distance.
That 2021-2022 season served as a nightmare for both him and the franchise, as they failed to meet the expectations of basketball horizon upon crumbling to even secure a postseason seat.
As such, this next year with the purple and gold, the future hall of famer would play with a chip on his shoulder to help Los Angeles be back on top once again.