One is back. The other is getting closer.
After missing just one game with a dented face, Russell Westbrook will likely return Wednesday against the 76ers. He went through most of practice today, but Scott Brooks wouldn’t commit entirely to Westbrook being in the lineup.
“He looked good today and it’s just how he feels tomorrow,” Brooks said. “I don’t want to jump the gun and say he’s going to for sure play, but he feels good today and we’ll see how he feel tomorrow.”
And yes: Westbrook will indeed wear a mask when he returns. But it won’t be as awesome as we might hope for.
“Fortunately for all of us, he does not get to choose his own color of the mask,” Brooks said. “It’s going to be a clear mask.” Keep Reading…