Russell Westbrook believes that adversity is an integral part of NBA play.
The Los Angeles Lakers repeated their third straight loss, as the nine-time All-Time Selection denounced this latest outcome.
Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-139 in a game that also saw the absence of LeBron James due to a thumb injury.
In the post-game press conference, Russell Westbrook was asked whether the Lakers' overall losing record was due to the team's physical injuries or illnesses.
The nine-time All-Star answered: "I simply draw the cards I'm dealt with each passing season. All kinds of things occur in any given league that could affect its course. It's all part of it, and only a part of it, the entire NBA season. "
Westbrook has also been questioned about the last quarter regarding the Lakers' chances to bounce back this season after they have slumped to a 2-8 record at the start of the year.
He responded in his typical stoic back at me: "Just adhere to today. We're going to only go up and compete and take pleasure in what happens. "
Throughout Russell Westbrook's time with the Los Angeles Lakers, there have been six games.
He scored twenty-two points, had five assists, one steal, and one block on Monday while shooting 57 percent overall and 67 percent from deep.