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LeBron James Sends Clear Message About Russell Westbrook Amid Losing Streak

LeBron James on the court for the Lakers.

LeBron James on the court for the Lakers.

Many pointed to Russell Westbrook’s struggles as a big reason why the Lakers lost to the KD and Kyrie-less Nets on Christmas Day. However, LeBron James came to the defense of the 14-year vet. Telling reporters that Westbrook’s effort was a big reason why LA was able to climb out of a 20-point hole and be in position to steal a home W.

“He gave us extra possessions, he gave us a lot of looks around the basket, which I know that he can’t stand [failing to convert] as well,” James said.

“But as far as the effort piece, if a guy plays hard, if a guy leaves it all out on the floor, I got no problem with that,” he continued. “It’s a make-or-miss league.”

LeBron also described Westbrook’s decision-making as “spectacular” after the nine-time All-Star finished with double-digit assists.

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Lakers’ Kent Bazemore Chimes in on Viral Russell Westbrook Clip


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Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Russell Westbrook has been hard at work this offseason and his new Los Angeles Lakers teammates are taking notice.

A clip of one of Westbrook’s workouts recently went viral, with the former MVP battling through some contract from his trainers and dunking. In typical Westbrook fashion, he puffs out his chest and talks some trash to his trainers.

“Russell Westbrook shows no mercy, not even to his trainers,” the clip tweeted out by the SportsCenter account read. “Gotta practice how you play.”

Westbrook’s new teammate Kent Bazemore retweeted the play, writing: “Can’t wait to feed of this energy!”

For as much as Westbrook has been criticized in recent years for his sometimes inefficient play, he’s an incredible teammate. On and off the court, Westbrook’s intensity and leadership is the stuff of legend.

“We have a guy who pushes us every night.

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Seahawks targeting Marquise Goodwin, Russell Wilson wants Antonio Brown

NFL Rumors: Seahawks targeting potential upgrades at receiver position originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

The Seattle Seahawks have done a good job of adding talent around Russell Wilson this offseason.

It started when the team agreed to a trade that sent Las Vegas Raiders guard Gabe Jackson to Seattle to upgrade Wilson’s blocking. Then, the team brought aboard former Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett on a one-year deal to give the Seahawks some extra upside and potential at that spot.

Now, it looks like they’re turning their attention to the receiver position. Tyler Lockett already got a massive extension to stay with the Seahawks, but the team may not be done at wide-out.

According to Bleacher Report, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler confirmed on a recent episode of SportsCenter that the Seahawks are looking for a potential No. 3 receiver in free agency. He also mentioned a player

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More Details Emerge On Russell Wilson’s Interest In Chicago

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks leads his team onto the field

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks leads his team onto the field

Every hour it feels like there’s new information on Russell Wilson that comes to light. Earlier this afternoon, ESPN insider Dianna Russini mentioned that Seattle has already heard from other teams about a potential trade.

“I was told the Seahawks are not ‘shopping’ Russell Wilson,” Russini tweeted. “But calls made from other teams inquiring have been answered.”

One of the four teams on Wilson’s list of suitors is Chicago. This may seem like an odd fit at first, but ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler has some intel on why the Pro Bowl quarterback is interested in the Windy City.

“I expect the Chicago Bears to at least take their shot here because a source told me Russell Wilson likes that they have an emerging offensive line, a good offensive-mind in Matt Nagy, and an intriguing market in Chicago,”

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