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Russell Westbrook Addresses Lakers Future: NBA World Reacts

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook dribbles the ball.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers takes the ball down court during the game against the Brooklyn Nets at Arena on December 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Russell Westbrook still plans on being with the Los Angeles Lakers next season.

Westbrook spoke to the media on Tuesday night after the Lakers were officially eliminated and said that he wants to play with Anthony Davis and LeBron James moving forward.

"That's the plan, but nothing is promised," Westbrook said. "You've got to take one day at a time each day. Yes, we want to be able to see what that looks like over an 82-game season, but we're not sure if that's guaranteed."

It's been a tough season for Westbrook after he was traded to the Lakers last offseason. He's only averaging 18 points per game and hasn't been around that number since 2009 when he was with the Thunder. He's also only shot 44% from the field and 29% from three-point range. The NBA world is a bit mixed on if they want to see Westbrook back with the Lakers in 2022.

The Lakers are currently 31-48 and will face a lot of tough questions going into this offseason.