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Los Angeles Lakers point guard Russell
Westbrook said he felt “disappointed” after getting benched for
the final four minutes of Wednesday’s 111-104 home loss to the
Westbrook told ESPN’s Adrian
Wojnarowski in an interview released Friday his focus is now to “figure
s–t out and do what’s best for our team to win in the long run.”
“Surprised, yes. I was
disappointed I didn’t go back in, but I’m more disappointed that we
lost the damn game,” he said. “I want to be able to be on the
floor to help my teammates and be able to help our team win in games
like that—but that was a decision that was made.”
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