Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook’s injury rocks Thunder

It didn’t look like much when Russell Westbrook collided with Houston’s Patrick Beverley, but by lunch time Friday, that collision had turned a Thunder Up city and state upside down and cast doubt over Oklahoma City’s hopes of returning to the NBA Finals.

BY RYAN ABER Modified: April 26, 2013 at 11:40 pm •  Published: April 27, 2013

It didn’t look like much at first.

Russell Westbrook slapped the scorer’s table as he hopped around on one leg, grimacing and then glaring at Patrick Beverley. But when Westbrook stayed in Wednesday night’s game, playing well enough to finish with 29 points and help the Thunder to a 2-0 series lead, the only question about Westbrook’s collision with the Houston reserve guard was whether it might linger in an already emotional NBA Playoff series.

By lunch time Friday,...

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