Russell Westbrook Lakers
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The Los Angeles Lakers bounced back with two straight wins after a heavy loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. Most recently they defeated the Miami Heat.

Six players finished the game in double-digit scoring for the Lakers, three of them came off the bench. It was a big game for Russell Westbrook who had a triple-double of 25 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.

After the win Russ was asked what has changed since they lost against Portland. “Just playing hard. BS game in Portland, we all know it,” he said. “Since then we know what it takes to win. If we win the game, lose the game we know if our effort was there, we can live with the results.

“We understand that as a team. We like our chances when playing high energy, our effort is high we give ourselves a chance to win.”

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