LeBron James Reacts As Russell Westbrook Dances Mid-Game In Lakers’ Latest Outing

Published 10/31/2021, 9:15 AM EDT
Oct 27, 2021; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) watches the game from the bench during the second quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Paycom Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports


Russell Westbrook is famous for his explosiveness on the court and his dance moves off the court. However, when he brings one into the other, the reaction is generally hilarious. When the Staples Center PA system played ‘G’d Up’ by Tha Eastsidaz, Westbrook could not stop himself from adding his moves to his dribble up the court.

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This drew a lot of reactions from his teammates. Like LeBron James who took to Instagram to express how hilarious he found this. Russell is famous for his confidence on the floor, be it in terms of trash-talking, driving to the basket, or showing his moves on the dance floor.

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LeBron James reacts to Westbrook’s dance on the floor

LeBron James took to Instagram to react to Westbrook’s mid-game antics. He hilariously reacted, saying “Something is really wrong with him.”If there is anyone who can display confidence even when the team morale is down, it is Westbrook. He never hesitates to express what he feels. Be it through his words or his dance moves.

Even though the Lakers were leading at this point and eventually won the game, it can’t be denied that they have had a disappointing start to this season so far. Including the preseason games, the Lakers had an 0-8 start to the season before they won against the Grizzlies in crunch time, due to a missed free throw.

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Russell Westbrook’s famous pre-game dance moves

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Ever since his time at Oklahoma City Thunder, Westbrook has often recorded with some insane dance moves before his games. Even at Houston and Washington, Russell’s carried on his spirit of enjoying every game, no matter what the stakes. Now at the Lakers, he still carries the torch for being the most confident player on the floor.

Several experts have questioned Russell’s fit in the Lakers team. However, this confidence and banter on the floor show growing chemistry between the players.

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Will Russell be able to use his confidence to inspire the Lakers to succeed in the long run? Let us know what you think.

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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.

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