Russell Westbrook off crutches

Updated: June 18, 2013, 7:47 PM ET
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All-Star Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted a video on the Vine social media service earlier this week to announce he no longer needs to use crutches, a big milestone in his recovery from knee surgery in late April.

In the video, Westbrook hobbles out to his pool on a crutch but then takes the crutch and mockingly slams it over his knee and tosses it into the water. Then, holding a basketball in a shooting motion, he says, "I'm back."

He was hurt in ...

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