He was expected to be ready for the start of this season, but no official announcement has been made on the timetable of his recovery. Some good news for Thunder fans came up when Kevin Durant was on his European Nike tour in Spain. Apparently, Russ’ running mate says he expects Westbrook to be ready for the start of the season.
At a Nike&Foot Locker event in Barcelona (Spain), Kevin Durant said he expects Russell Westbrook to be ready for the start of the season.— Raúl Barrigón (@BarriHoopsHype) September 9, 2013
The NBA also lost Derrick Rose (2011 Playoffs), and Rajon Rondo to serious knee issues last year. Rose looks like he’s rounded into form, and we can expect the MVP-caliber play from him to start the season, while we still are waiting on an official date for Rondo’s return he has hinted at coming back fairly early.