In a current unique interview with AllClippers, former NBA star Baron Davis expressed his admiration for Russell Westbrook and the numerous influence he had throughout his time with the Clippers. Davis praised Westbrook’s management and the infectious vitality he delivered to the crew throughout his time with the Clippers.
“Russ was beloved by the actual folks on this city,” Davis mentioned. “If you take a look at LA as an leisure area, a media supply and what the nationwide media picks up, he hasn’t gotten the eye he ought to have had (with the Lakers). However he nonetheless has love right here.
Westbrook’s journey to Los Angeles started with the Lakers, however he discovered a brand new dwelling with the Clippers after a commerce and subsequent buyout deal. Though he would not get as a lot consideration within the entertainment-focused metropolis, Davis identified that Westbrook has earned real love from the folks of Los Angeles.
“The Clippers wanted that spine and that supply of vitality,” Davis continued, noting the influence of Westbrook’s management on the crew’s dynamic. “His willpower and his will as a spine, I believe that is what the Clippers wanted.”