Five months after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, Russell Westbrook has gone back under the knife. It was announced Tuesday that the Thunder point guard underwent arthroscopic surgery on the same knee after experiencing swelling caused by a loose stitch. As a result, he will miss the first four to six weeks of the regular season. Westbrook said once fully recovered, he doesn't plan on changing his style of play. Will going through two knee surgeries in a short period of time change his play for him?
Better than before?
Russell Westbrook averaged 23.2 points, 7.4 assists and 5.2 rebounds, and had the NBA's fifth-highest win share total of 11.6 last season.
Poised for a deep run?
The Thunder have made it to at least the Western Conference semis in each of the past three years.
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