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$10.75M/year for A. Burks $12M/year for K. Walker $13.75M/year for R. Rubio $14M/year for E. Bledsoe All key numbers for Reggie Jackson.
In other news, Reggie Jackson has progressed from a rt ankle injury. Barring a setback, he'll make his season debut Saturday against Denver.
A more definitive timetable for recovery would become clear after the procedure. But surgery suggests Westbrook will be out a little longer.
Given the Thunder's history of taking the most cautious approach with injuries, expect Westbrook to undergo a procedure in the near future.
Russell Westbrook underwent further evaluation from outside consultants on his fractured hand today, and surgery is now a consideration.
This stupid dude just told on himself on first 48. Smh. Clown
Im gonna have to hand out candy tonight to the trick or treaters, I'm getting old foreal lol
Liza Fleissig and the Liza Royce agency is ending 2014 on a roll. Congratulations Liza!!!
From last night: Thunder's current injury list combined for 83.8 points, 21.2 rebounds and 18.5 assists last season.
My guess for potential signing: Michael Jenkins. Point guard who was in camp. Familiar with Thunder system. Decent shooter.
I have no doubt the Thunder could go 40-17 healthy. The question is if they can be 10-15, or anything close to that, after 25 games.
On Dec. 18 last season the Grizzlies fell to 10-15, missing Marc Gasol. Took going 40-17 the rest of the way to eek in as the No. 7 seed.
Westbrook injury came two weeks to the day after Durant's surgery. Puts both stars on same 4-6 week timetable.
All I can figure is this is penance for whatever voodoo the Thunder used to get Serge Ibaka back in the Western Conference finals last year.
The 2008-09 Thunder went 2-16 in Oct/Nov. Will they do better or worse than that? I genuinely have no idea.
For reference: Danny Green fractured his second metacarpal last season. He missed 10 games, a little less than a month.
Westbrook will not be made available to reporters.
Brooks says the fracture is in Westbrook's second metacarpal. Brooks did not provide a timetable for recovery.
Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Russell Westbrook has a small fracture in his right hand.
The Thunder finished with eight players, didn't have Westbrook or Durant and turned it over 27 times. AND HAD A VERY GOOD CHANCE TO WIN.
The concern now: Westbrook's health...and KD's...and Jackson's...and Lamb's...and Morrow's...and McGary's.
The Thunder deserve an airport greeting for that effort.
Thunder fall to the Clippers 93-90 as Serge Ibaka comes up short on a game-tying attempt. Jones with 32, Ibaka 17, Telfair 11.
Serge Ibaka misses a three at the buzzer. Thunder fall to (an extremely impressive) 0-2.
Prediction: Serge Ibaka and Blake Griffin will combine to set an NBA record for career double-fouls against each other.
Nick Collison, too good to miss.
The Thunder really need one of their patented four-point plays here.
Can't say I've ever seen someone give a foul like Steven Adams just did.
Thunder ball, down 89-88 with 13.4 seconds left. Perk iso for the win?
That was one heck of a play call on the oop attempt to Perry Jones. If Telfair makes a better pass, that's something special.
Thunder are within one with 1:44 left. Cinderella!!!
Pretty incredible to watch Durant on the bench right now. Has barely sat down and is cheering and encouraging every single possession.
Thirty for Perry Jones. Ties John Wall for the most points in the NBA tonight.
Perry Durant III with 28 points on 14 shots.
Perry Jones now with 28 points on 14 shots. Thunder, somehow, still within six.
(Or sympathy calls, actually.)
Perk gettin superstar calls.
This is like watching a 16-seed try and pull the upset. You know the inevitable is coming, but you can't stop hoping otherwise.
Telfair got fouled on a 3! Telfair got fouled on a 3!!!!
Pretty cool of Ballmer just now to walk over and stop Billy Crystal to shake his hand. Billy's face lit up.
Steve Ballmer is walking around shaking hands and kissing babies and getting a standing ovation from a few in the lower bowl.
Somehow, the Thunder only trail 70-62 after three despite only having eight available players. Jones with a career-high 23.
Current lineup: Jones, Roberson, Thomas, Collison, Perkins. That's just all the lols.
This game is horrible. There, I said it.
Perry Jones is about to run point for the Thunder.
First career 20-point game for Perry Jones. He has 21 on 6/12 FG. Leading scorer in the game.
Fun fact: The Thunder have only played one game ever without both Westbrook and Durant. Happened last season in Boston, won 101-83.
Combined 2013-14 per game averages of currently injured Thunder players: 83.8 points, 21.2 rebounds, 18.5 assists.
Sebastian Telfair is now favoring his already injured right thumb after that last acrobatic layup. He keeps grabbing at it. Don't look good.
The Thunder's entire remaining bench: http://t.co/iwf2fqIskO
Westbrook's on the bench instructing his teammates. He appears to be in good spirits.
Here's Westbrook on the bench http://t.co/lsheiCF0ZC
In other news, the Clippers are playing embarrassingly bad.
Russell Westbrook has returned to the OKC bench, right hand wrapped in ice.
Perry Jones now with 17 points, working on a new career-high.
Thunder's injury list would be #4 seed in East: PG: Westbrook SG: Lamb SF: Morrow PF: Durant C: McGary 6th Man: Jackson 7th Man: Jerrett
Russell Westbrook is out for the rest of the game, per the broadcast. He'll be re-evaluated tomorrow.
"Yeah, Derek, congrats on your first career coaching win tonight. Mind hopping on a plane to LA quick?" -Scott Brooks
It's official. Russell Westbrook will not return tonight.
No sign of Westbrook yet as the teams warm up to start the third quarter.
The Thunder is 4-of-30 from three so far this season. Terrible but not entirely surprising, considering who is out.
Sebastian Telfair through six quarters this season: 1-of-13 shooting, 0-of-9 from three.
Thunder need a ton more from Steven Adams offensively. Scoreless on 0/4 FG tonight. Only eight points through six quarters this year.
Thunder trail the Clippers 46-41 at the half. Perry Jones with 14, Ibaka 10 on 5-7, Roberson 7, Westbrook 2 and 4 assists.
Hey, Perry Jones has tied his career-high in points with 14, in the first half.
At halftime, the Clippers lead the Thunder, 46-41.
In related news, Telfair is still chucking 3s.