Harden and Westbrook talk down the Rockets' loss to the Lakers | NBA Sound

Russell Westbrook says the Houston Rockets were not locked in to start the second half as they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 124-115. Westbrook says it is important as a leader to keep the energy positive in the locker room and losing to the Lakers is not the end of the world. James Harden says the Rockets' defense in the second half cost them, along with LeBron James scored 31 points and dished out 12 assists. Harden says the Rockets are getting open looks and the team has to continue to be confident as shots will eventually start falling.
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  1. Eddie Bitar

    Eddie Bitar20 өдрийн өмнө

    Move the ball, no need to pressure yourself to score 50 every point. Both Russ and James. And more consistent defense. That's it, and the rockets have a chance to win it all.

  2. Mr Blue

    Mr Blue26 өдрийн өмнө

    If LeBron would've joined James Haren on the Rockets that would've been crazy

  3. Clout Diet

    Clout Diet27 өдрийн өмнө

    Teammates: James, how many 3s are you going to miss before you pass?! Harden: yes

  4. Ramon Alexander

    Ramon Alexander27 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm so sick of these Rockets. I've been with the Rockets since Moses Malone . Time to cut the cord on these Rockets.

  5. mister m II

    mister m II27 өдрийн өмнө


  6. Alan Sawyer

    Alan Sawyer27 өдрийн өмнө

    Maybe just maybe if the Rockets would play defense they would win more. Harden is a joke on defense. He stands there with a moth full of teeth

  7. Marc Cooloot

    Marc Cooloot28 өдрийн өмнө

    I love you russ but you're jumpshot is still westbroke 😭

  8. Shareem Middleton

    Shareem Middleton28 өдрийн өмнө

    Why is his watch on his left hand

  9. Forreal Hoops

    Forreal Hoops28 өдрийн өмнө

    OKC woes

  10. safrebiz

    safrebiz28 өдрийн өмнө

    The Rockets are a great individual players but not a great team because of bad coaching. They need to get rid of D'Antoni if they want a championship.

  11. Che'Quan Johnson

    Che'Quan Johnson28 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets as a team need to step up period.. evevrtime they double team harden we lose.. and it's sad if harden don't get off then Westbrook and Eric ND Clint capela need more tocuhes. We are unbeatable when capela have 20 points and 15 rds

  12. Robert A.

    Robert A.28 өдрийн өмнө

    Reporters and their questions... lol. Houston will pull themselves out of this whirlpool and not only benefit from this experience but thrive and become an even better team. These guys are top four. Clippers, Bucks, Lakers, Rockets...

  13. marie Paula

    marie Paula28 өдрийн өмнө

    Barber: how much do you want me to cut off your beard? Harden: no

  14. Dellis Herasme

    Dellis Herasme28 өдрийн өмнө

    James Har_en use "I" in offense and "we" in defense. When we all know that he care about is scoring. He doesn't care about winning, otherwise he would at least try to defend.

  15. ibur

    ibur28 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm glad these two clowns don't play for my Lakers. Harden couldn't figure out how to handle the Lakers double team. Lakers confused him on defense. And he kept complaining to the refs and baiting them to call a foul. Harden's style of play is annoying. Westbrook had a good first half then Kuzma stayed with him the second half and was bothered by Kuzma's length.

  16. algene romero

    algene romero28 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets terminate in the playoffs only in first round.

  17. Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant28 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets trash

  18. jairo The assassin

    jairo The assassin28 өдрийн өмнө

    You know defense wouldn't be a problem if you actually played it James ●____●

  19. Dkaso Young

    Dkaso Young28 өдрийн өмнө

    I really wanna see Rus win that chip tho. But harden, I could care less. Hate watching him play. He makes the game boring.

  20. Daniel Dominguez

    Daniel Dominguez28 өдрийн өмнө

    With Hardens lack of defense and Westbrooks enotional outburst on D that lead to fouls this team will struggle tremendously.

  21. Rome Rome

    Rome Rome28 өдрийн өмнө

    Fans don’t wanna see Harden if he can’t score cause bruh simply can’t do anything else 🤦🏾‍♂️ and his shot ain’t lookin to hot lately

  22. Noah Bennett

    Noah Bennett28 өдрийн өмнө

    sign Jamal Crawford

  23. Dung Nguyen

    Dung Nguyen28 өдрийн өмнө

    I just wonder how Harden eats with that beard lol

  24. Rashun Gray

    Rashun Gray28 өдрийн өмнө

    I like the professionalism these guys showed even with a lost

  25. Dou Moua

    Dou Moua28 өдрийн өмнө

    The media always try to make players feel bad after a loss.


    MAJOR FLOW28 өдрийн өмнө

    And now...a word from James Hardly, Russell Westbrick, and coach Mike D'amPhony

  27. guy sumpthin

    guy sumpthin28 өдрийн өмнө

    2flops and your ejected!! Boom

  28. guy sumpthin

    guy sumpthin28 өдрийн өмнө

    Soo embarrassing when they play back the slowmo on the "contract " such a stain on the NBA

  29. guy sumpthin

    guy sumpthin28 өдрийн өмнө

    Flopping, hacking, cheap shots ,thats just not championship mentality, its more like WWF "wrestling". Watching rockets: "have you ever seen so much flat on the back floor time in a nba game"? Nope

  30. vondior

    vondior28 өдрийн өмнө

    Now interview his beard

  31. Tangina Moh

    Tangina Moh28 өдрийн өмнө

    This team is going to the dogs come playoff time. Kawhi wins his 3rd Finals MVP title. Bank on it!

  32. Pulling the Strings

    Pulling the Strings28 өдрийн өмнө

    I love when the rockets struggle. I can't stand them.

  33. Cod Athlete

    Cod Athlete28 өдрийн өмнө

    As a lakers fan I must say, this dub caught me off guard

  34. Michael Kayseryan

    Michael Kayseryan28 өдрийн өмнө

    Imagine Westbrook’s face at 60

  35. Nick Terry

    Nick Terry28 өдрийн өмнө

    I was about to comment, and then Cassidy popped up at the end. Good god almighty she’s gorgeous!

  36. apetheape9

    apetheape928 өдрийн өмнө

    I just took in how wild this mans beard is

  37. Zachary Champagne

    Zachary Champagne28 өдрийн өмнө

    ROCKETS, Dynamic Duo?.. Or Dynimic Don't?..LAKERS Answerd That Question.

  38. Universal Bloodline

    Universal Bloodline28 өдрийн өмнө

    2 delusional dudes! They know about the Lakers defense and got shook

  39. Dar Eus

    Dar Eus28 өдрийн өмнө

    Scrutinize the officiating as well because one team was allowed to br more physical and the other got alot of phantom fouls called against them, the way the refs dictate the outcome of the game through foul calls is very disgraceful at this point and no dumbasses I'm not a rockets fan I'm a basketball fan and my favorite sport is being ruined

  40. Christian Ewell

    Christian Ewell28 өдрийн өмнө

    James holding n dribbling the ball playing one on one. Never win a championship like that.

  41. Neal Dutta

    Neal Dutta28 өдрийн өмнө

    You were better off with CP3 BRO@ JAMES HARDEN

  42. capri corn

    capri corn28 өдрийн өмнө

    Harden should cut his beard

  43. Just Kelvs

    Just Kelvs28 өдрийн өмнө

    Win Lose I still love Westbrook no matter what team he is in.

  44. Ashanti Mende

    Ashanti Mende28 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets need Athletic 6"8 wing defender

  45. Brenda Lee Arauz

    Brenda Lee Arauz28 өдрийн өмнө

    "It's NOT THE END OF THE WORLD" Exactly James Harden!! It happens to EVERY team. All of the NBA teams have their woozy oozy days - like Westbrook says, "STAY LOCKED IN, CONTINUE TO HAVE CONFIDENCE." NEVER KEEP Y'ALL HEAD DOWN

  46. RichBones Bone

    RichBones Bone28 өдрийн өмнө

    They will never win a championship because of harden lack of leadership skills. He'll be something like another AI but not like Kobe who has a proven leadership n championship mentality which resulted in 5 titles. If anything, KD n Harden together would be a much stronger fit to win a chip than the current co-stars they have at the moment.

  47. Tony Bullocks

    Tony Bullocks28 өдрийн өмнө

    One day at a time, if we can beat the clippers we can beat the lakers.

  48. Joseph Capone

    Joseph Capone28 өдрийн өмнө

    All those points just to lose in the playoffs. Ur raw

  49. Corinthian Harris

    Corinthian Harris28 өдрийн өмнө

    When always gotta climb out of a bad situation sometimes you lose sight of it just being a bad situation. Rockets are long way away from a championship.

  50. yaone benni

    yaone benni28 өдрийн өмнө

    Lakers lost 4 in a row

  51. AJ Zoro

    AJ Zoro28 өдрийн өмнө

    Both Harden and Westbrook had 30+ points yet the Rockets still took an L. They're not going to get far in the Playoffs if they keep playing like that.

  52. Aaron Moise

    Aaron Moise28 өдрийн өмнө

    If Harden braided his beard, it would be longer than his braids.

  53. Delano Hart

    Delano Hart28 өдрийн өмнө

    Not just defence,Harding was atrocious the Lake show had his number.

  54. Bekim Robertson

    Bekim Robertson28 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets need a die hard and tough defender as in another center to back up Capello; they have great shooters but defence is lacking. I hate the Lakers but good win for them.

  55. Eric Thomas

    Eric Thomas28 өдрийн өмнө

    AD and Harden would be deadly

  56. Elijah Ridenour

    Elijah Ridenour28 өдрийн өмнө

    The rockets just need more diversity. This living and dying by the 3 isn't gonna fool anyone. And the hero ball with harden wont either. They just gotta give their role players a bigger role. And when one thing, like giving harden limitless isos isn't working, try something else. Coaching is starting to look mediocre

  57. Osman Noor

    Osman Noor28 өдрийн өмнө

    Houston needs Scott Brooks

  58. Lex z33

    Lex z3329 өдрийн өмнө

    Rockets gotta make some trades

  59. Sam Nicol

    Sam Nicol29 өдрийн өмнө

    We gonna be alright


    STRAWHAT_LUFFi29 өдрийн өмнө

    Bad play because of haircut