The Los Angeles Lakers' three leading figures, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook, have reportedly expressed their mutual intent to play and win together next season.
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According to Yahoo! Sports, the athletes concerned held a telephone discussion to reiterate their wish to work side by side, the objective being to win a championship in Los Angeles. However, Westbrook's future has been the subject of speculation lately. The veteran cut ties with his agent Thad Foucher last weekend and could be involved in a trade.
Some rumors sent him to the Brooklyn Nets, while Kyrie Irving would go the other way. Westbrook is slated for $47 million in the upcoming campaign and will then be eligible for full autonomy.
The Lakers missed the playoffs this year due to a 33-49 record good for 11th in the NBA Western Conference.