You take the good with the bad with Russell Westbrook. Unfortunately for the Lakers on this occasion, the bad was costly.
LA fell to the Philadelphia 76ers at home 113-112 on Monday (all times AEDT) after a puzzling last possession from Westbrook with the game on the line where he failed to get a shot off.
Following a Joel Embiid miss at the other end, Westbrook dribbled the ball up the court with over 13 seconds left with the Philly big man guarding him.
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Westbrook nearly lost the ball on a drive before circling back, driving again and getting blocked by Georges Niang as the clock wound down and buzzer sounded.
Both Westbrook’s play and Lakers coach Darvin Ham’s decision to not call a time-out have come…