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All season long we’ve seen valuable guards fall victim to season ending injuries. While some teams were able to rally together during the regular season without their star player, the playoffs is where you need your key guys in order to make an impact.
The latest player to end their season early due to injury is Russell Westbrook. It was presume he may have a chance at returning sometime during the playoffs, but it has now been confirmed Westbrook will be out for the remainder of the season.
Russell Westbrook underwent knee surgery today and will miss the rest of the playoffs, Thunder announce.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) April 27, 2013
Westbrook is set to have surgery on his knees Saturday. For a guard who has played in 394 consecutive regular-season games this has to be devastating news for him. Can the OKC weather the storm? Only time will tell
Get well soon Westbrook.
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Patrick Beverley addressed Russell Westbrook's knee injury and said there was no intent to injure the Thunder star when he went for a steal.
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will be undergoing surgery to correct a tear in his lateral meniscus of the right knee. There has been no time table set on the return of Westbrook to the team, and quite possibly he may miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs.
He had played in 439 straight games before this injury and according to Comcast Sports...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are now going to face some adversity in these playoffs, and it will be interesting to see how they respond.
Darnell Mayberry is reporting that star point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery on his torn Meniscus.
Russell Westbrookwill undergo surgery in the coming days to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, the Thunder has announced....
The man that Darnell Mayberry nicknamed “The Wolverine” for his durability and toughness will miss the first games of his career when the Oklahoma City Thunder take the court on Saturday night. Russell Westbrook is out indefinitely will undergo surgery to repair cartage in his right knee. “We’re not trying to rush him or bring him back [...]
According to the Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery for a meniscus tear in his right knee. There is no timetable announced, but this is terrible news for the Thunder’s playoff run chances.
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HOUSTON (AP) -- Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook is scheduled to have knee surgery on Saturday.
The team announced Friday that Westbrook would need the surgery to repair cartilage in his right knee and that he would be out indefinitely.
Westbrook, who has a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, was hurt when rookie Patrick...
No Westbrook, no problem.
At least until the NBA Finals, but that’d be a major problem even with a healthy Russell Westbrook.
Westbrook tore his meniscus (a small tendon in your knee) during the second quarter of Wednesday’s night game against the Thunder. (video of Russell Westbrook injury after the jump)
There is no timetable for Westbrook’s return, but the average recovery...
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Without their all-world point guard, who is out with a knee injury sustained in game two, the Thunder on Saturday...
Police are investigating after a ball boy for the Oklahoma City Thunder tweeted death threats to Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley.
Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook was hurt when Beverley tried for a steal in the second quarter of Game 2 and ran into his knee. Westbrook had knee surgery Saturday and is out for the season.
The tweets were deleted as of Saturday night, but...
Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and will be out indefinitely, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Friday. The injury was said to have occurred with 5:34 left to play in the second quarter of Game 2 of the Houston Rockets and OKC Thunder series. There [...]The post Russell Westbrook To Undergo Knee Surgery; Out Indefinitely...
The Houston Rockets could be without starting point guard Jeremy Lin when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 on Saturday night.
The Thunder definitely will be missing their point guard, with All-Star Russell Westbrook out indefinitely with a knee injury that will require surgery.
The Rockets hope Lin, who has a bruised chest muscle, can return for the first playoff game...
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After star guard Russell Westbrook was lost for the rest of the playoffs, many pundits were asked, “How would the Oklahoma City Thunder survive without his offense?”
Well, it appears that answer was give Kevin Durant the ball and let him create.
In the first quarter of Saturday night’s game three against the Houston Rockets, Kevin Durant went coast-to-coast and threw down a...
Kevin Durant felt strange playing without injured All-Star Russell Westbrook for the first time in Game 3 against the Houston Rockets.
He did, however, enjoy handling the ball more in the point guard's absence.
Durant's 41 points helped the Thunder to the win on Saturday night. A victory on Monday would complete the four-game sweep and send them to the second round of the...