Discussion

Thunder resting Russell Westbrook

Updated: April 14, 2014, 8:53 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks says he's sitting Russell Westbrook out of Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Brooks says the decision is meant to provide his star point guard with extra rest after the playoff-bound Thunder played in Indianapolis on Sunday. Reggie Jackson is slated to start in Westbrook's place.

Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans, who did not play Saturday night in Houston because of a right knee bruise, is scheduled to be in the starting ...

Read full story

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


SPONSORED HEADLINES