People love the Oklahoma City Thunder, so when the news broke of Russell Westbrook's season-ending injury (and subsequent surgery), people took to social media to share their thoughts. Here are 20 of them.
— Oklahoma City Univ. (@OKCU) April 26, 2013
19. Too true
You could make an all-star team from the players out right now: Rose, Rondo, Westbrook, Kobe, Danilo, David Lee.
— SportsNation (@SportsNation) April 26, 2013
18. To all the haters out there
Ppl r gonna see just how valuable Russ is to the thunder
— Anthony Morrow (@MrAnthonyMorrow) April 26, 2013
17. GRAB THE PITCHFORKS!
Source: Russell Westbrook ‘Irate’ With Patrick Beverley — bit.ly/Y9EDyv
— RealGM (@RealGM) April 26, 2013
16. Desperation has set in
— Lamar OklahomaCity (@LamarOKC) April 26, 2013
15. Say it isn’t so
Russell Westbrook is out with a torn meniscus. Congrats Miami Heat, 2012* and 2013** Champs. * shortened season **all hurt competition
— Not Bill Walton (@NotBillWalton) April 26, 2013
14. The hopeful unite
Metta World Peace (returned after 12 days) is certainly a unique dude. But so is Russell Westbrook. I wouldn’t rule out playoff return.
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) April 26, 2013
13. There’s a first time for everything
Russell Westbrook’s consecutive game streak: 439 counting playoffs, but he never missed a game at UCLA or Leuzinger High School either.
— MikeSherman (@MikeSherman) April 26, 2013
No Russell Westbrook! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO0
— Derek Petrella (@dp1489) April 26, 2013
11. Got that right
@russwest44 Good luck with your surgery Russ.Get well soon and come back like the beast that you are!!!OKC loves you!!!
— Jason Loyd (@JasonLoyd) April 26, 2013
10. Oh, come on now! (OK, it’s a little funny)
BREAKING: Russell Westbrook to require surgery to remove his capri pants, out indefinitely twitter.com/brigode/status…
— Taylor Brigode (@brigode) April 26, 2013
9. Wishful thinking?
Westbrook is out! Houston fans be like… twitter.com/FunnyPicsDepot…
— FunnyPicsDepot (@FunnyPicsDepot) April 26, 2013
8. Personal foul!
Kevin Durant the happiest man on earth right now….he finally gonna get the ball with Westbrook hurt.
— Donnie Carr (@DCarr7) April 26, 2013
7. Someone had to say it
Westbrook is done now!? Wow, there u go Miami!? Free championship? SHOULD’VE KEPT HARDEN. Harden/ Durant>>>Westbrook/Durant!
— Trevon Stanton (@TriggaTreSwag93) April 26, 2013
6. That’s the stuff
The Thunder will be just fine. They have the players that can and will fill Westbrook’s void. One player doesn’t make a team.
— Clint Smith (@Clintsmith_5) April 26, 2013
5. Writing them off already
I might volunteer to go into work tomorrow so I dont have to watch the Thunder play w/o Russ.
— Matthew Watson (@Matthew_J_Watso) April 26, 2013
4. Keeping it real
I may not be much a Russell Westbrook fan, but you don’t want to see talented players go down in the playoffs.
— James Kim (@JdotKimmy) April 26, 2013
3. Someone call the whambulance
I’m conflicted about how to feel about the news regarding Russell Westbrook. The guy has such great style… but he plays for OKC. #GoSonics
— Sarah Moehrke (@MerkMill) April 26, 2013
2. This guy!
Still don’t think Beverley lunging for ball as Westbrook tried to call time was dirty. Russ stuck out his knee to impede Beverley. It gave.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) April 26, 2013
1. WHERE THE HECK ARE THOSE PITCHFORKS?!
— Silas Allen (@SilasAllen1) April 26, 2013
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