January 08 News Today, the Lakers beat the Kings 136-134 in an away game and ushered in five
After the game, Lakers guard Russell Westbrook was interviewed.
Talking about the importance of the team maintaining a fast-paced offense, Westbrook said: "That is very important. I think we have a good understanding of what we need to play to win, or to give ourselves a chance to win."
Opportunities. So, regardless of what happened the night before or the night after, but in the moment, we know we’ve got to play fast and play the right way."
On the significance of Dennis Schroder and Thomas Bryant coming back together in November, Westbrook said: "It means a lot. They are both talented players. They have proven themselves in the league.
I’ve had ups and downs in my career. I think it’s great to see Dennis and Thomas play so well. It’s a joy to see them continue to play well. It’s good for our team as well."
In this game, Westbrook played 33 minutes and scored 23 points, 5 rebounds and 15 assists on 7 of 14 shots.