Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook has made significant process after undergoing his second surgical procedure. As a result, Adrian Wojnowski of Yahoo! Sports has reported that Westbrook could return to the starting lineup in two weeks. The original estimated return date was supposed to be six-to-eight weeks after the opening lineup, which would have been sometime around mid- to late-December. Westbrook has supposedly been impressive so far in team practices, and is showing vast improvement. Before this injury, Westbrook hadn’t missed a single game in his five-year career. Many were expecting Kevin Durant to take most of the scoring load for the first two months of the season without Westbrook on his side. Teams will likely throw double teams at Durant to throw him off his game and force other Thunder players to step up. Unless Durant plays at an MVP level, the Thunder will likely not start off phenomenally. Having Westbrook return a whole month earlier would help the team tr...
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