Russell Westbrook’s move to the bench has flipped the script in L.A. while the Utah Jazz continue to defy the odds and become that much tougher to work out.
Plus — a “rare” rookie is making history while a contender may be regretting a big swing over the offseason.
That, and more, in our NBA Talking Points.
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MOVE THAT MIGHT’VE SAVED RUSS’ CARER – AND HELPED THE LAKERS
Only a few short weeks ago, many thought Russell Westbrook’s NBA career was in serious jeopardy.
Perhaps unfairly scapegoated on a reeling Lakers team whose bigger issue has been a lack of outside shooting and depth, it’s no denying that Westbrook was struggling badly.
However his move to a sixth-man role a little over a week into…