February 01 News Today, the Lakers defeated the Knicks 129-123 in the NBA regular season.
After the game, Lakers player Russell Westbrook was interviewed by reporters.
A reporter asked: “You have had many such anxious moments this season, but the results are always not very good. Have you made progress from Boston’s experience and can stand up in the face of adversity in the late game?”
Westbrook replied: “Yes, of course, there is a chance to learn from mistakes, at least I personally watched the video and learned how to let teammates get good shots and how to defend each other. This is very important for us to win tonight.
Another reporter asked: “You have lost four times in overtime. Do you feel a sense of crisis tonight, so you must want to make a breakthrough?”
Westbrook replied: “No, but we did show better control of the game, especially in overtime. Every round is critical. It feels like we really controlled the game today.”
In this game, Westbrook made 7 of 13 shots and scored 17 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals.