Is Russell Westbrook Playing Tonight Against Clippers? Rockets Star Faces Big Challenge

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Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? Russell Westbrook injury update is that the point guard is fit and ready to go against the LA Clippers in next game.

Written By Suraj Alva | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Houston Rockets' surge towards the NBA playoffs hit a minor roadblock when they lost their previous game against New York Knicks. Knicks won the game 125-123. Rockets currently occupy the fourth spot in the Western Conference with 39 wins and 21 losses in the entire season. The Rockets next play against Los Angeles Clippers with Russell Westbrook. The big question that every Rockets fan have in their mind 'Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? '

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Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Clippers

The Rockets (39-21) six games winning streak was brought to an end in their previous game against New York Knicks. The Houston Rockets did try their best to win their game against Knicks, but fell short by two points. James Harden chipped in with 35 points, while Russel Westbrook scored only 24 points in Rockets loss. Meanwhile, Los Angeles Clippers  (42-19) are having a strong season but are yet to qualify for the playoffs. They are currently on a five-game winning streak and will look to continue their winning momentum.

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Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? Russell Westbrook injury

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook injury was way back in early February when had suffered a left thumb sprain due to which he missed the earlier game against New York Knicks.

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Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? Russell Westbrook injury update

Currently, Russell Westbrook injury update is that the point guard is fit and ready to go against the Los Angeles Clippers. 

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Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? Russell Westbrook current stats 

Russell Westbrook has been performing consistently for the Houston Rockets when on the court. He is currently averaging 27.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. He recently earned his ninth career All-Star selection.

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