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Russell Westbrook addresses upcoming showdown vs the Lakers

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Russell Westbrook says the upcoming clash with the LA Lakers is ‘just another game’ for him and the Houston Rockets.

“Just play. We play our game. We’ve won there already. It’s just another team, another game for me, honestly. Just go out there and compete. That’s it,” Westbrook told reporters.

The Rockets star is averaging 38 points and 6.0 assists per game against the Lakers this season. In the last game between the two title contenders, Westbrook exploded with 41 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Houston will face the Lakers Thursday at Staples Center. The Rockets are sixth in the West with a 40-24 record. For their part, the Lakers are on top, at 49-14.

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