Suffering a slight tear in his right meniscus, the 24-year-old Westbrook underwent the knife on April 27 to repair the damaged knee.
After losing the dynamic three-time All-NBA Second Team selection, the powerful Thunder (60-22) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies in five games in the conference semifinals.
Averaging 19.9 points, 6.9 assists and 4.8 rebounds since being taken fourth overall out of UCLA, Westbrook is an elite athlete and spectacular playmaker.
Winning the Northwest Division title for three consecutive seasons, the Thunder is a team poised to soon capture the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy.
With a recovered Russell Westbrook, expect the Oklahoma City Thunder to be “back” in the finals next spring.by