Russell Westbrook LeBron James Lakers
Photo: thesportsrush.com

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Los Angeles Lakers star guard Russell Westbrook is planning to exercise his $47.1 million option to return to the franchise for the 2022-2023 season. Westbrook’s agent Thad Foucher of Wasserman Basketball is planning to file the paperwork today. Westbrook has a Wednesday deadline on his option.