Westbrook is out of the playoffs for the first time in 7 years!He said he was disappointed but would fight on and made no promises

2022-06-08 0 By

On April 6, the 2021-22 NBA regular season will resume.The Los Angeles lakers lost their seventh straight game in a 121-110 loss to the Phoenix SUNS in a game of western Conference focus.The Lakers were 31-48, officially out of the play-offs and out of the playoffs.In the absence of Lebron James and the absence of Davis, Westbrook carried the burden today.Westbrook finished with 28 points, five rebounds and three assists on 10-of-20 shooting, including 2-of-3 from 3-point range and 6-of-8 from the free throw line, in 34 minutes, but it wasn’t enough for the lakers.For Westbrook, missing the play-offs in his first season with the Lakers was a difficult outcome.Westbrook missed the playoffs for the first time since 2015.During the 2014-15 season, when Durant played only 27 games due to injury, Westbrook led the Thunder to a 45-37 record and no playoff spot in the Western Conference.”It’s disappointing on so many levels,” Westbrook said in an interview after today’s game.I can remain truly loyal to what I believe in.No matter what happens to me or to us, I will fight no matter what!”Notably, when asked if he expected to work more with James and Davis next season, Westbrook said, “That’s something to plan for, But nothing is promised right now. I just hope we can do something in the future.”Westbrook has played 77 games for the Lakers this season, averaging 18.4 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.1 assists and a steal in 34.3 minutes per game. He is shooting 44.4% from the field and 29.4% from 3-point range.