Sport Westbrook to make Wizards return against Spurs
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Wizards guard Russell Westbrook is set to start Sunday's game against the Spurs after being out with a quadriceps injury. Russell Westbrook gets a pass in transition and goes head-up with his defender, making the off-balance layup plus the foul.
Wizards look to make the most of a shorthanded lineup. While the Wizards are set to make their return to the court, they will hardly resemble the team that beat Nearly two weeks later, Westbrook has a chance to return Sunday against the Spurs , having missed just two games with the injury.
Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook will return from injury to face the San Antonio Spurs in Sunday's clash, the NBA franchise announced.
Westbrook – a blockbuster arrival in a trade with the Houston Rockets in December – has been sidelined for almost two weeks due to a left quadriceps injury.
But the former MVP and nine-time All-Star will suit up for the struggling Wizards (3-8) against the Spurs.
Westbrook is averaging 19.3 points, 11.3 assists and 9.7 rebounds per game in seven appearances for the Wizards this season.
Per Coach Brooks, Russell Westbrook WILL PLAY tonight!— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) |
Meanwhile, there has already been speculation the Wizards could trade the 32-year-old Westbrook.
The Wizards continue to struggle despite Westbrook's presence, and they could reportedly part with the guard if he does not impress alongside Bradley Beal.
Kyrie Irving motivated against Clippers after taking Wizards loss personally .
The Brooklyn Nets held off the Los Angeles Clippers and Kyrie Irving was proud of their defensive improvement.The Nets fell to a 149-146 defeat to the Wizards on Sunday, with Irving claiming he "couldn't guard a stick" after Russell Westbrook poured in a game-high 41 points.
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Wizards look to make the most of a shorthanded lineup. While the Wizards are set to make their return to the court, they will hardly resemble the team that beat Nearly two weeks later, Westbrook has a chance to return Sunday against the Spurs , having missed just two games with the injury. www.nba.com
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