Mystro
Years ago

Westbrook cleared to play today Vs Phoenix

http://www.nba.com/2013/news/11/03/okc-westbrook-release/index.html?ls=iref:nbahpt13a

OKC's Russell Westbrook has been cleared to play today against the Phoenix Suns at home.
Great news for the organization who have been missing their Star PG since he went down last season.

The Thunder beat the Jazz in their season opener before going down to the Timberwolves.

OKC Thunders Kiwi Steve Adams has been fairly impressive in his rookie campaign despite most people saying he'd need to develop in the D League for at least a season. Had 8 points and 8 boards in the loss against the T-Wolves.

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Mick  
Years ago

Adams is still behind the play a bit sometimes, but he is looking like a can't-miss 7-footer with a decent career as a rotation center ahead of him already. He's already looking about as comfortable as Aaron Baynes out there, albeit in a less-complicated system. Both guys need to bobble less passes and loose balls and improve their finishing and footwork.

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Mystro  
Years ago

I agree Mick.
Adams has only played 2 regular season games and will improve greatly with time on court and in the NBA enviroment. It was only a few months ago that he was a "long term project that may never pay off" and destined for the DLeague.

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Mystro  
Years ago

Thunder won 103-96

Westbrook played just over 32mins for 21 points 4 rebounds 7 assists in his first game back for the Thunder.
Steve Adams played just under 9mins for 2 points 4 offensive rebounds and 1 blocked shot.

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