Houston Rockets: Russell Westbrook will miss the NBA Playoffs opener

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The final position of the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference standings at the end of the regular season will only be determined tomorrow night (Friday-Saturday), but one thing the Texans already know ahead of the playoffs is not a good thing: The United States has announced that Injury to his right thigh muscle.

Houston will face Westbrook’s former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, in the first round of the playoffs. The 31-year-old quarterback, who belatedly joined his teammates in the bubble after being found positive for Corona last month, began to feel pain in his hip after the game between the Rockets and Portland on August 4th. The team decided to give him a rest in the next two games and he returned to play in the game against San Antonio, although coach Mike D’Antoni said on Tuesday that he did not think it hurt his rehabilitation.

Ras, who was named the 2016/17 regular season MVP and spent his first nine seasons in the league in the Thunder uniform, averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7 assists in his rookie debut season.

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