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Durant Dream Derailed, Russell Westbrook To Undergo Surgery

Looks like a Heat-Clippers or Heat-Spurs final.


Russell Westbrook is out with a torn meniscus and will have surgery. His timetable for return is unknown

The injury happened here, when Patrick Beverly lunged awkwardly for a steal as Westbrook advanced to call a time out.


Westbrook played through the pain for two more quarters and discovered the injury post-game.

The Thunder should start Reggie Jackson in Westbrook's place, but a Thunder offense that relies heavily on players creating their own shots and Westbrook's improvisation will be significantly debilitated.