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Washington Wizards' Russell Westbrook returns from quad injury

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Westbrook makes off-balance and-1 (0:17)

Russell Westbrook gets a pass in transition and goes head-up with his defender, making the off-balance layup plus the foul. (0:17)

Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook started in Sunday's game against the San Antonio Spurs,, marking his first game action in more than two weeks due to a left quadriceps injury.

Westbrook hasn't played since Jan. 8 because of the injury, which was caused by repeated contact to his quadriceps area, according to the team. But he has missed only two games due to a COVID-19 outbreak among the Wizards that led to six games being postponed.

Sunday's game is the first for the Wizards since a win over the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 11. They still have six players listed as out Sunday due to the NBA's health and safety protocols.

Westbrook is averaging 19.3 points, 11.3 assists and 9.7 rebounds in seven games this season.