Lakers News: Skip Bayless Criticizes Resting Lakers’ Seating Arrangements, So Patrick Beverley Criticizes Skip Bayless

Pat Bev has quickly become the king of Twitter clap backs.

During your Los Angeles Lakers’ 114-99 Thursday preseason loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, head coach Darvin Ham decided to rest vets LeBron James, Anthony Davis (who’s already dealing with a back injury), Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley and Kendrick Nunn on the second night of a back-to-back. Two other sidelined vets, Dennis Schröder and Troy Brown Jr., have yet to suit up for a preseason game.

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Fox Sports 1 commentator Skip Bayless played body language expert from afar. In a tweet, he claimed that stars James and Davis for sitting next to Patrick Beverley but not Russell Westbrook, sitting elsewhere on the bench, was a clear indication that Westbrook was somehow out of favor with James and Davis. “Says it all,” Bayless concluded about the seating arrangements.

Beverley himself pushed back against this claim, writing, “No it doesn’t. Stop searching [S]kip. Sheesh.”

Beverley has been adamant (especially on Twitter) that there is no beef between himself and Westbrook, or Westbrook and the rest of the team, since becoming a Laker in August.

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