Troll Westbrook was ready for Lance Stephenson.
Russell Westbrook’s capturing woes continued Wednesday night time 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 night time, 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 via him.
Westbrook, who debuted his new final night time, completed with 14 factors on Three-of-20 capturing to associate 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 fantastic.”
“I am not the one man from SoCal, the LA space, that did not resolve to play right here,” George stated. “You can go down the entire listing of fellows from this stunning metropolis. It is what it’s. The resolution has been made. No in poor health will.”
The Thunder have now climbed to 3rd within the Western Conference with a 24-13 file, profitable seven of their final 10 contests. Westbrook, George and co. will proceed their West Coast journey on Friday night time with a matchup towards the Trail Blazers (22-16) in Portland.