After never missing a game in five seasons, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will undergo knee surgery and be sidelined indefinitely. Athletes reacted to the news on Friday via Twitter that he'll be out of the NBA playoffs.
Prayers go out to @russwest44, for a speedy recovery. I hate seeing any athlete getting injured ESP when u have a chance to win a title— Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) April 26, 2013
I hate to see the lil bro @russwest44 go down with an injury. Never missed a game in his life and now this.— Nazr Mohammed (@NazrMohammed) April 26, 2013
Man feel so bad for my brother @russwest44 ...say it isn't so. Very few work as hard as he does.— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) April 26, 2013
Hate hearing about injuries in sports. Our bodies are our JOBS. I don't wish harm on my worst enemy.— Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) April 26, 2013
Praying for a speedy recovery for my guy @russwest44 !— Mike Conley (@mconley11) April 26, 2013