The Los Angeles Lakers will be hoping to add another championship to their extensive list of accomplishments as the NBA playoffs approaches the final phase. In a surprising move, Lakers management announced that former players Patrick Beverly and Russell Westbrook would also receive championship rings if the Lakers win the championship.
Honoring Former Lakers, Patrick Beverly and Russell Westbrook
The Lakers’ gesture recognizes Beverly and Westbrook’s contributions to the team during their individual tenures with the franchise. Beverly played with the Lakers from 2011 to 2012 before being waived, and Westbrook played for them from 2021 to 2022 before being traded to the Washington Wizards.
This gesture represents the Lakers’ gratitude and admiration for Beverly and Westbrook’s efforts and dedication while playing with the team. It is also a nod to both players’ contributions to the Lakers team and their legacy as part of the franchise’s history.
The choice to give title rings to Beverly and Westbrook will undoubtedly add emotion and purpose to the playoffs. If the Lakers win the title, it will be a moment of celebration for the whole Lakers family, including former players who have contributed to the team’s success over the years.
The Los Angeles Lakers will be hoping to add another championship to their already stellar resume as the playoffs continue.