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Wow, I had to put that picture up of Westbrook. Good news out of Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook will be just fine, after he hurt his knee in the 3rd quarter against the Raptors Friday night. Westbrook has been playing restricted minutes since his return after the All-Star break. The Thunder keep an eye on his situation. "I'm pain-free," Westbrook said Friday night, according to The Oklahoman. "I'm just going to ... get it looked at and go from there
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- There's no concern from Russell Westbrook about his knee.
His words, Sunday afternoon as he met with the media. It was the first time Westbrook has spoken about the incident that knocked him out of the game in the third quarter Friday night in Toronto.
"The video looks (worse) than what you think," Westbrook said to The Oklahoman. "I wasn't...
Russell Westbrook was forced to leave the Oklahoma City-Toronto Raptors game early Friday night after suffering a knee injury. The injury took place with 7:37 left in the third quarter, when Westbrook took a nasty bump to his right knee from Kyle Lowry. Westbrook was immediately helped to the back after limping off the court. The post Russell Westbrook Leaves Game After Nasty Bump...
Well this was probably something the Thunder did not want to see.
Since last season and this season, Russell Westbrook has been dealing with knee injuries. Just this season, he underwent two surgeries to correct his injuries and with OKC chasing the No. 1 spot in the West, having him succumb to another injury is something the team does not need.
During the third quarter of last night’s...
After leaving Friday’s double-overtime game against the Toronto Raptors with a knee injury, Russell Westbrook’s MRI diagnosis confirmed on Saturday that he will be fine.
From The Oklahoman’s Anthony Slater:
After an MRI and clinical exam, it was determined that no issues of concern resulted from Westbrook’s knee-to-knee contact with Raptors guard Kyle Lowry last night.
Russell Westbrook was helped off the court and forced to leave the game against the Raptors Friday night after taking a hit from Kyle Lowry to his surgically repaired right knee during the third quarter.
Westbrook returned to the Thunder lineup February 20 after undergoing knee surgery in late December. He did not return to the game, and the team is calling it a “right knee sprain...
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook sprained his right knee during the third quarter in last night's double overtime win against the Raptors. according to Ryan Wolstat on Twitter. Westbrook was helped off the court and did not return.As reported last night, Westbrook faked a jump shot, but Kyle Lowry took the bait and landed hard on Westbrook's knee. Westbrook...
If Russell Westbrook didn't have bad luck, he would have no luck at all. Yet again, the Oklahoma City Thunder star was the victim of a freak accident, this time against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
Westbrook banged knees with Kyle Lowry after the Raptors guard went to close out on the perimeter.
Thunder fans will likely jump to the worst conclusion with this news considering...
The Thunder has finally dodged an injury bullet.
After what initially looked to be a potentially serious knee injury on Friday night in Toronto, Russell Westbrook walked out of the arena fine, without a brace and telling The Oklahoman that he didn’t expect to miss any time.
And on Saturday, after an MRI and clinical exam with team doctors, that fortunate diagnosis was confirmed...
Russell Westbrook underwent an MRI on his right knee and it showed "no issues of concern."
Westbrook collided with Kyle Lowry in Friday's game.
The Oklahoma City Thunder won't make any changes to Westbrook's minutes and his appearances in back-to-backs.
Russell Westbrook, Kendrick Perkins and Derek Fisher of the Oklahoma City Thunder took some time from their busy schedules to hang out at the Noble Aquatic Center at the Oklahoma City Zoo, much to the delight of the crowd there to watch the Sea Lion show. Easily the highlight of the afternoon was seeing all three Thunder players get kissed by a resident Sea Lion.
This is what the Thunder was trying so hard to prevent.
But nobody can control nightmares.
That’s what Oklahoma City, for the second straight season, probably felt it was facing: its worst nightmare.
Russell Westbrook left Friday’s game at Toronto with a knee injury, putting the Thunder’s championship hopes into question more with each hobbled step he took toward the locker...
It’s always interesting when NBA players hang out with animals and recently, members of the Oklahoma City Thunder got to chill with a sea lion at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s “Sea Lion Show”.
Check out the below photos/videos of Kendrick Perkins, Russell Westbrook, and Derek Fisher getting a nice wet one from the sea lion named “Piper”:
Clearly, Piper likes kisses!
Durant hit a go-ahead 3 with 1.7 seconds left in the second overtime to give the Thunder a 119-118 win. Durant finished with 51 points in the double overtime thriller. Durant has scored 25 or more in 34 straight games, the league's longest streak since Michael Jordan did it in 40 consecutive games in 1986-87. If you want to make the case for who finishes with the best record...
TORONTO (AP) Kevin Durant had 51 points and 12 rebounds, All-Star guard Russell Westbrook limped off in the third quarter with a sprained right knee but the Oklahoma City Thunder survived to beat the Toronto Raptors 119-118 in double overtime on Friday night.