Brutal stat illustrates Russell Westbrook’s struggles with Lakers


Russell Westbrook’s second season with the Los Angeles Lakers has not began any higher than the primary one did, and one stat illustrates that completely.

The Lakers blew a 102-95 lead with 1:56 left in Sunday’s recreation in opposition to Portland and finally misplaced 106-104. Westbrook went 4-for-15 from the sphere and, with the Lakers up one, inexplicably took and missed a 15-foot jumper with 27 seconds left and 16 seconds remaining on the shot clock.

Westbrook’s 4-for-15 displaying got here on the heels of his 0-for-11 efficiency in Thursday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. That provides him a 15.4% discipline objective share within the final two video games, based on Elias, tying him for the worst mark by any Laker ever — with himself.

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