Troll Westbrook was ready for Lance Stephenson.
Russell Westbrook’s taking pictures woes continued Wednesday evening on the Staples Center in Los Angeles, however that did not cease him from posting a triple-double and serving to the Oklahoma City Thunder safe a 107-100 win towards the LeBron-less Los Angeles Lakers.
He additionally added one of many highlights of the evening, on the expense of Lance Stephenson. Following Paul George’s dazzling and-1 towards Stephenson within the second quarter, broke out Born Ready’s patented air guitar celebration because the Lakers’ swingman shot daggers by means of him.
Westbrook, who debuted his new final evening, completed with 14 factors on Three-of-20 taking pictures to go together with 16 rebounds and 10 assists. Paul George, who was booed all through the sport, led all scorers with 37 factors.
“I used to be ready for it,” George stated. “I am the dangerous man, and that is high quality.”
“I am not the one man from SoCal, the LA space, that did not determine to play right here,” George stated. “You can go down the entire record of fellows from this lovely metropolis. It is what it’s. The choice has been made. No ailing will.”
The Thunder have now climbed to 3rd within the Western Conference with a 24-13 document, successful seven of their final 10 contests. Westbrook, George and co. will proceed their West Coast journey on Friday evening with a matchup towards the Trail Blazers (22-16) in Portland.