Will Lakers Trade Russell Westbrook before NBA Trade Deadline?

Russell Westbrook, the Los Angeles Lakers star guard, is receiving many questions concerning his trade after seeing his performance against the New York Knicks in Southern California on Saturday night. In regulation, Westbrook shot just 1-of-10 from the field for the Lakers. At the time, Frank Vogel opted to sit him in favor of other players, including Malik Monk. Thus, the question arises: WILL THE LAKERS TRADE RUSSELL WESTBROOK PRIOR TO THE NBA TRADE DEADLINE?

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As reported by an unnamed league executive to Steve Bulpett of Heavy.com: “It’s obvious they’re trying to move Westbrook, which is damn-near impossible. They know that roster’s just not working.”
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Given how he's struggled in his first year with the Lakers, it's highly likely that Westbrook will exercise his player option for the 2021-22 season. 
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