Lessons of Russ-less Thunder
As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for a must-win Game 5 tonight at Chesapeake Arena -- and face the daunting prospect of needing to beat the Memphis Grizzlies three consecutive times to win this series -- the impact of losing Russell Westbrook to season-ending surgery to repair a torn meniscus has become obvious. Let's take a look at what we've learned from a Thunder playoff run that appears headed for a premature conclusion.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Kobe: Debut not really as 'bad as I thought'
- Player can keep $20K from half-court shot
- Granger eyes Friday return after long layoff
- Bulls' Deng to miss second straight game