With training camp roughly a week away and the team recently conducting players-only workouts at its El Segundo practice facility, the prospect of Russell Westbrook being part of the Lakers’ program — again — is becoming more real by the day. And yes, sources say, that’s still the case after the Friday news from our Shams Charania that veteran point guard Dennis Schröder is returning to the Lakers this season. Yet, while the Lakers have been hopeful the Westbrook experiment might be a success this time, sources with knowledge of the situation told The Athletic that the prospect of Westbrook coming off the bench is being strongly considered.
Source: Jovan Buha, Sam Amick, Jovan Buha and Sam Amick @ The Athletic
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