Buenas noticias para Oklahoma City (3-11). Kevin Durant y Russell Westbrook podrían volver a la acción la semana que viene.
Nick Collison on KD and Westbrook's return to practice: "Good to get them back. Gave us an energy boost."
Scott Brooks said Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook "looked good" in "portions of practice" today.
Scott Brooks says Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant went through portions of practice and looked good. "They're progressing well," he said.
All I know is whenever Durant and Westbrook play, things are going to get mighty interesting.
Brooks said Durant and Westbrook will go through portions of non-contact practice tomorrow.
Scott Brooks said Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook should go through parts of practice tomorrow. The non-contact parts.
Scott Brooks says Durant and Westbrook will go through non contact practice tomorrow and be reevaluated next week.
Scott Brooks says Durant and Westbrook will be back "soon." "Both guys have had good workouts the past couple days."
Westbrook went 14-13-10 at MSG on Christmas, then had arthroscopic surgery two days later.
Kevin Martin (37 points, broken wrist) follows Westbrook '13 (triple-double on XMas, then knee surgery) in torching Knicks on way to the Dr.
Clippers struggled to beat OKC without Durant and Westbrook and lost to the Bulls without Rose and Gasol.
Lots asking: Durant and Westbrook are both set to be re-evaluated in about a week. Doesn't mean they'll return then, but conceivably could.
Another thing: 85.7 percent of Jackson's baskets have been unassisted this season. Last season, Russell Westbrook was at 67.3 percent.
I'm intrigued to see how Nick Collison, 3-point shooter works when he's playing with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
At shootaround today, Quin Snyder talked about not taking Thunder without KD/Westbrook lightly. This is his worst fear
Brooks believes the experience players are getting without injured Durant/Westbrook will make OKC better "when we get whole again."
Russell Westbrook playing hard to get, I see.
Clippers basically got the Thunder without Durant & Westbrook and the Bulls without Rose & Gasol. Not quite the litmus tests we expected.
According Coach Quin Snyder, Jazz must be ready for shorthanded OKC (no Durant, Westbrook): "There are a lot of good players out there."
I ask again: Could LeBron James, Anthony Davis & (healthy) Russell Westbrook beat the Lakers 3-on-5 in otherwise standard 48-minute game?
Fan: "You can shoot all you want. Come to L.A. We got rings." Westbrook: "Get yo ass out of here and go back to L.A."
Lakers fan six rows behind the scorer's table screams at Westbrook: "Russ, come to L.A.!!" Russ starts shaking his head no.
I never saw Jennings talk nearly this much whenever Westbrook was on the court. Even going back to Milwaukee. Never looked confident.
Currently watching: Russell Westbrook singing along to Shake It Off during this timeout.
Can't take this team lightly!! Dominate in the paint. No Westbrook or KD but this team plays HARD
A tidbit re: Zach: Wolves have been showing him tape of CP3 & Westbrook to show him how to push ball, probe, pull ball back out if necessary
Scott Brooks says he's already thinking about a lineup of Westbrook, Durant, Collison, Ibaka and Adams, using the zone.
Spurs play OKC at 1:30 that day. Keeping fingers crossed Durant and/or Westbrook might be back.
Russell Westbrook has been given the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for October for his work with child literacy in Oklahoma City.
For those who think Russell Westbrook doesn't pass, he just received this month's NBA Cares Community Assist Award.