Russell Westbrook Needs Surgery, May Be Done For Playoffs Brandon Caldwell April 26, 2013 Sports 1 Comment During the course of Game 2 of their first round Western Conference playoff series, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook & Rockets backup guard Patrick Beverley got tangled up to where the two bumped knees. Westbrook was agitated and clearly in pain. The Thunder might have won the game but their hopes of repeating as Western Conference champions took a serious blow this afternoon as it’s been revealed Westbrook suffered a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee that will require surgery. Watch the video of the play below. It’s unclear if Westbrook will return for the series against the Rockets which the Thunder lead 2-1 or return for the playoffs for that matter. In his five NBA seasons, Westbrook has yet to miss a game in both the regular or postseason and dating back to his childhood, he had never missed a game of organized basketball until now. Russell Westbrook needs surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, Thunder announce — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) April 26, 2013 Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr One Response Russell Westbrook Needs Surgery For Meniscus Tear in Knee, No Timetable For Return | Front Page Buzz April 26, 2013 […] Russell Westbrook Needs Surgery, May Be Done For Playoffs (dayandadream.com) […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.