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Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook had knee surgery Tuesday instead of starting the first day of training camp. The surgery is a follow up to Westbrook’s April 27th surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. The injury happened during Game 2 of the Thunder’s first round match up against the Houston Rockets.
Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today to alleviate swelling in his right knee.
— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) October 1, 2013
Russ is expected to be out the first 4-6 weeks of the 2013 NBA Season.
Last week Oklahoma City GM Sam Presti indicated that the timetable for Russell’s return wasn’t locked in.
“I wouldn’t say that he will be (ready) and I wouldn’t say that he won’t be,” Presti said. “We’ve got to see how the next month goes.”
Today, Presti issued the following statement with the team’s announcement of the surgery.
“Russell has been incredible in his work and rehabilitation. He has been pain-fr
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Russell Westbrook‘s torn meniscus was initially expected to be healed in time for the Thunder point guard to start the season. It now appears that is no longer the case, and the culprit appears to be poor surgical procedure.
Westbrook will miss 8-10 weeks total — or about 4-6 weeks of the regular season — after swelling was discovered in his right knee. The swelling required...
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced yesterday that point guard Russell Westbrook will miss the first four to six weeks of the regular season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to alleviate swelling in his right knee.The operation showed that Westbrook’s injured meniscus had healed properly. While that’s good news, the procedure was required to clear up the swelling the...
Ken Berger is reporting that Russell Westbrook will miss the first four to six weeks of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee.
Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee today, the Thunder announce.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) October 1, 2013
Reports say the surgically repaired knee is fine, but Westbrook’s knee swelled up after a stitch...
Just when the Oklahoma City Thunder put last years playoff memories behind them, they were notified recently that Russell Westbrook won’t be back at the start of the season.
Today, the Thunder announced that Westbrook will need another 4-6 weeks off from the start of the 2013-14 regular season before he can come back after another surgery to repair his meniscus.
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Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday to alleviate swelling in his right knee and won’t return until roughly mid-December. Suffering a slight tear in his right meniscus, the 24-year-old Westbrook first underwent the knife on April 27 to repair the damaged joint. After losing the dynamic three-time All-NBA Second Team selection, the...
OKC has not had a break since all-star point guard Russell Westbrook had a knee injury last season. And now, the news just got worse for OKC. The Thunder announced Tuesday that All-Star guard Russell Westbrook has undergone a second surgery on his right knee that will cause him to miss training camp, the preseason and ...The post Russell Westbrook Out 4-6 Weeks From Surgery appeared...
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Tuesday.
Westbrook tore the meniscus in his right knee in the NBA playoffs last season.
“Russell has been incredible in his work and rehabilitation. He has been pain-free and has performed at a high level during practice, but has experienced recent swelling that had not...
Russell Westbrook tore the meniscus in his right knee in the NBA playoffs last year. He was feeling swelling in his knee due to a loose stitch from the previous surgery and needed to have surgery on the knee again on Tuesday. Thunder GM Sam Presti said, “Russell has been incredible in his work and […]
Russell Westbrook underwent arthroscopic surgery on his surgically repaired right knee to reduce swelling and will miss the first 4-6 weeks of the regular season the Thunder announced on Tuesday.
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Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook will miss the first 4-6 weeks of the Thunder's 2013-14 season after having another surgery on his knee.
Russell Westbrook will miss the first 4-6 weeks of the NBA season for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Westbrook had arthroscopic knee surgery and even when he returns, there is no telling how long before he is back to his old self. Reggie Jackson is a VERY valuable draft pick and will, at the very least, help your team from tip-off through the New Year.Rajon Rondo is still recovering...
Russell Westbrook will miss 4-6 weeks to start the season
Poor Kevin Durant. After losing his running mate, Russell Westbrook, during last year’s Western Conference first-round against the Houston Rockets, Durant had to carry the load. Well, it looks like Durant will be carrying the load again, at least for the first 4-6 weeks of the NBA season. Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery...
This week, from two remarkably different places on the spectrum of luck and fate, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook underscored the sometimes-arbitrary line between greatness and failure.
For LeBron, this reminder came from a podium in front of a gathered media waiting to hear from the reigning two-time MVP, Finals MVP and NBA champion.
"I want," he said, "to be...
Russell Westbrook’s Thunder return will be delayed due to minor technical difficulties with his knee. KD is thrilled.
KEVIN DURANT can’t wait to have his OKC rolling partner RUSSELL WESTBROOK back in the line-up this upcoming season. But KD will have to wait a while longer. That’s because Westbrook underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee early Tuesday,...