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April 26, 2013

Injury Ends Season for NBA Player Russell Westbook; What Does this Mean for his Career?

Rosemont, Ill.  – Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and is out indefinitely.  What does this mean for his basketball career and how soon can he bounce back? 
Experts from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) are able to weigh in on this hot topic. 
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As part of the AAOS’ Prevent Injuries America! Campaign, orthopaedic surgeons encourage individuals to be extremely careful when running, jumping and twisting on the basketball courts and to consider the following safety tips.
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Lauren Pearson Riley
phone: 847-384-4031
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