Russell Westbrook to get some rest

Updated: March 15, 2014, 6:53 PM ET
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has been on a minutes restriction since his return in February from knee surgery, and coach Scott Brooks plans to keep the star from playing in some back-to-back situations, too.

The Thunder, who haven't played Westbrook more than 31 minutes in the previous 10 games, will play six sets of back-to-back games in the final month of the NBA season.

Brooks said Westbrook definitely would sit for some of them.

"There's going to be some ...

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