Russell Westbrook’s skills as a professional basketball player speak for themselves as he is a nine-time NBA All-Star and earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the 2016–17 season.

Westbrook was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this year and there were a lot of expectations from him. Unfortunately, it seems his debut did not go as expected.

The Lakers squared off against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night and the lineup included LeBron James and Russell Westbrook. Unfortunately, the Warriors won the game and Westbrook was simply terrible in the first quarter, giving up six turnovers in just nine minutes. 

Westbrook finished with just two points, four assists and seven rebounds. It was evident that he doesn’t have proper chemistry with LeBron James just yet. Fans took to Twitter and dragged Westbrook for his poor performance.

Russell Westbrook just drained every Lakers fan’s energy

in his preseason debut, russell westbrook had 6 turnovers and 2 points in 18 minutes.

Russell Westbrook’s Lakers debut was downright ugly, but please hold your overreactions until a later date

Bron bringing in Russell Westbrook to be the fall guy when they don’t win might be 4D chess

We will have to wait and see if Russell Westbrook will have better luck in his next game as things simply don’t look good for him right now.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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