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NBA Injury News:
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook told reporters -- including USA Today -- that he expects to be on crutches four to five weeks following surgery on the torn meniscus he suffered during the first round of the NBA Playoffs.Beyond that, Westbrook said there's no real timeframe for his return. Yesterday, he spoke with the media for the first time since undergoing the operation.Westbrook sustained his injury when he collided with Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley. After a timeout was called, Beverley continued playing and lunged after the ball. The players ran into one another, and Westbrook suffered the significant knee injury.For the time being, Westbrook is focused on strengthening his leg. There's no basketball-related activity coming up in the near future, as he says that he needs to work his way off crutches and not rush the rehab process.Since Westbrook's injury, the Thunder are 3-3 in the playoffs. They will continue their second-round battle against the Memphis Grizzlies tomorrow.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
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All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook expects to be on crutches for about four to five weeks as he returns from knee surgery that has knocked him out of the Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff run.
Westbrook held his first interview session Thursday since having surgery to repair cartilage in his right knee. He was hurt in Game 2 of Oklahoma City's first-round playoff series...
OKLAHOMA CITY Russell Westbrook talked for the first time since being knocked out of the playoffs in the first round against Houston.
And he was in pretty good spirits about it, too.
Westbrook, who has been out since getting hurt when Houston guard Patrick Beverly ran into him in the first half of Game 2 in Oklahoma City, didn't seem bitter, didn't seem angry but also...
Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant showed his respect for the history of the franchise by posting a photo of himself on Instagram wearing a Seattle Supersonics cap with a snakeskin lid.
The photo included the caption "Seattle I still got lots of love for ya".
Photo via @sniperjones35.
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Reggie Jackson completed a wild coast-to-coast circus layup
Reggie Jackson pulled out his inner Russell Westbrook when he completed a coast-to-coast crazy layup during the third quarter of Game 3. The play started with Jackson corralling the loose ball before taking off down court. Then Jackson executed a behind the back dribble followed by jumping over a fallen, Tony Allen for a...
The two former teammates in Boston got a little feisty with one another on the interwebs last night.
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After the Thunder called a timeout, Brooks started talking with referee Ed Mallory.
Brooks: “Why isn’t it? Why isn’t it?”
Mallory: “Its marginal”
Brooks: “It doesn’t...
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Well, Kelsey has decided to talk about that incident; her thoughts on the critic, what size she wears...
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“We want to (cut off Durant’s supporting cast), but you still can’t let him get 50," said Lionel Hollins. "We want to make him work and take a lot of shots. We don’t want to put him on the...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference semifinal.
Gasol scored 16 in the second half as Memphis remained unbeaten at home in the postseason.
The Grizzlies pulled out the win in an ugly...
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In the second quarter of today’s game three between Oklahoma City and the Memphis Grizzlies, KD grabbed a rebound and went coast-to-coast for a two-handed slam dunk: