“Legendary Sh*t”: Fans React as Russell Westbrook Goes Bonkers in LA Party

Published 10/03/2021, 8:30 AM EDT


Los Angeles Lakers’ new addition, Russell Westbrook, has finally returned to his home city. Born and brought up in Los Angeles, he had always dreamed of playing for the Lakers, the best team in LA. This summer, his dream came true as he signed with the Lakers.

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Westbrook has a lot of love for the team and city, and it is clearly visible. His first public comment on his trade to the Lakers was an Instagram post captioned: “HomeTeam. WhyNot?”

This shows how excited he was after his dream trade went through. If he manages to win few championships with the Lakers, he could become one of the best LA-born players to play for the franchise.

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Sep 28, 2021; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook (0) is photographed during media day at the UCLA Health and Training Center in El Segundo, Calif. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

However, it won’t be easy as many teams are stacked with quality players and the title chase will be an interesting one this season. But for now, the only thing that matters is that Westbrook is home, and he is enjoying his time in LA.

He recently appeared at a party in LA and entertained fans with some dance moves.

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NBA Twitter reacts to Russell Westbrook enjoying a party in LA

Russell Westbrook recently went partying in LA. He went bonkers during the party, with Bino Rideaux singing in the background. Even the crown was on its feet, enjoying Westbrook’s steps.

Lakers fans clearly enjoyed watching have the time of his life. But NBA Twitter never fails to amaze, and they have had some gold reactions to Westbrook going crazy during the party.

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Westbrook is finally home, and he will don the purple and gold when he steps out on the court. This is the team that he has supported since his childhood. It’s not just a dream come true for Westbrook. Lakers fans have been dying to see such an immense roster depth for a long time. Now they have got quality players at their disposal with a peak Westbrook playing alongside LeBron and Anthony Davis.

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The Lakers have tried to sign several hot prospects in the NBA in the past, such as Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. But they failed miserably.

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Russell is a player who has never won a championship. Now that he has a monstrous roster alongside him, he will give it his all for his first championship. He has settled in quite well in the city and the fans love him. It’ll be interesting to see the fans on their feet when they watch Westbrook on court steps this season.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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