russell westbrook injury update

Getty An update on the injury to Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook after his scary fall has been revealed. Russell Westbrook ruled out Thursday vs. Lakers [UPDATE] Rockets PG was underwhelming against the Blazers on Tuesday night. section: | slug: russell-westbrook-injury-update-rockets-star-to-test-out-quad-make-decision-on-playing-in-game-5-per-report | sport: basketball | route: |, — David J. Chao, MD (@ProFootballDoc) November 6, 2018.

Russell Westbrook injury update: Rockets star to test out quad, make decision on playing in Game 5, per report Westbrook has not played in Houston's first-round series vs. Oklahoma City By Sam Quinn Westbrook and the … Based on the updates provided, it seems the injury may not be as bad as expected, which would be great news for Westbrook and the Thunder. Westbrook's presence makes a major difference in both regards.

Russell Westbrook has not yet played a postseason game for the Houston Rockets, but that could change on Wednesday.

Looks worse than it will be. We want to be a little careful. READ NEXT: Lakers Set for Strong Pursuit of Pelicans’ Anthony Davis? That’s not all, though, as we also received positive news from former NFL doctor David J. Chao who believes Westbrook will miss less time than most think. Sep 16, 2020, 3:25 PM ET Russell Westbrook PG, Houston Rockets Russell Westbrook said after Saturday's loss to the Lakers that his injured quad still isn't 100 percent.

The Rockets remade their team at the trade deadline to accentuate Westbrook. "As soon as they tell me he can go and he feels like he can then he'll go," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters on Tuesday. Was helped to the locker room. OKLAHOMA CITY, April 26, 2013 – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery in the coming days to repair a lateral meniscus tear … For now, they'll have to keep relying on Harden and their role players to make it through a dangerous Thunder team that has rallied back from a 2-0 deficit to make this a series.

The Rockets will attempt to take a commanding 3-1 series lead vs. the Thunder on Monday but they'll have to do so without Russell Westbrook. While the aftermath of the fall resulted in the star point guard grabbing his leg while writhing in pain, the injury may not be as bad as originally thought. Per the Thunder, left ankle sprain for Russell Westbrook.

Not long term or season ending.

Westbrook had X-rays on his left ankle and they were negative. Apparently, Russ is dealing with a quad injury.

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook suffered a scary leg injury Monday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Looked more like an ankle injury for Russ on the replay. Will miss less than most people think.

Lakers Set for Strong Pursuit of Pelicans’ Anthony Davis. After first watching the video it was tough to watch and the guard’s reaction was enough to make you think the worst for a variety of reasons. He missed several 3-pointers short in Monday's loss, suggesting that he was tired after four grueling games. — Royce Young (@royceyoung) November 6, 2018.

Without a center on the floor, he has been able to drive through relatively empty lanes and get nearly whatever he wants at the basket. Powered by. Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook suffered a scary leg injury Monday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Through the first six games of the season, Westbrook has averaged 25.3 points, 8.8 assists, 8.5 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game (not including Monday’s game). CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nba | pageType: stories | August 12, 2020 3:40 pm All-Star guard Russell Westbrook is again sidelined by a right quad injury, according to a Houston Rockets medical update issued Wednesday. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. If you didn’t see the original play from the first angle, here’s a look at the video, courtesy of Justin Phan from Fantasy Labs. All Rights Reserved. By Benjamin Zweiman @BenZweimanDKN Updated Aug 6, 2020, 4:57pm PDT The star point guard is expected to test his strained quadriceps on the court prior to Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder and then make a game-time decision on playing, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. There’s unlikely to be much additional information provided on this until tomorrow or the next day, but everything from post-injury is positive to this point. The Rockets and Thunder are tied 2-2 after four games, and Westbrook's absence has worn heavily on the Rockets over the past two games. Russell Westbrook Injury Update: Thunder Guard Undergoes X-Rays, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved.

ESPN’s Royce Young also confirmed that Westbrook did undergo X-rays on his left ankle and they were negative. "He'll work out today, he'll get on the court and see how he feels and they'll make a determination. Harden's presence keeps them alive in a first-round setting like this, but the Rockets will need both stars if they plan to make a serious run at the championship, and possibly to even survive this round. While Westbrook may not miss an extended period of time, assuming it is an ankle sprain, he may be sidelined for at least a bit based on how bad the sprain looked above. — Brett Dawson (@BDawsonWrites) November 6, 2018. Russell Westbrook. 1:36 pm ET, Pelicans, Saints owner victim of carjacking attempt, Clippers to hire Lue as new head coach, per report, Report: Rockets search down to three candidates, Report: Melo may 'want to follow' CP3 to Knicks. We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. They'll make a good call on him and he'll do the same.". 6-keys: media/spln/nba/reg/free/stories, at No further update yet. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. As The Athletic’s Brett Dawson revealed, the Thunder are calling it a left ankle sprain. There’s also an extended look provided of Westbrook trying to get back to the locker room after the injury, per Bleacher Report. Fans can at least feel somewhat better due to the fact that it doesn’t seem to be more than a sprain. The Rockets scored only seven fast-break points in Game 4, and attempted only 10 free throws. Chris Paul has exacerbated the problem by hunting for him in switches on the other end.

James Harden has been forced to carry the majority of the ball-handling load by himself now, and it is clearly taking a toll on him. #RussellWestbrookBy video, standard low basketball type inversion ankle sprain. At the same time, we understand the urgency. While the aftermath of the fall resulted in the star point … It's close., — Justin Phan (@jphanned) November 6, 2018, Russ limps off the floor after suffering an ankle injury, — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 6, 2018.

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