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Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery to repair cheekbone fracture
Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery to repair cheekbone fracture

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook underwent surgery Saturday to repair a fracture in his right cheekbone and will not play against the Lakers on Sunday. Sam Presti, the Thunder's executive vice president and general manager, announced that the procedure to repair the zygomatic arch was a success. "The procedure was performed by Dr. John Joseph Rehm and Dr. Jason Hamilton with Thunder medical personnel present at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute in Los Angeles," Presti said in a statement released on the team's website. "Westbrook will miss tomorrow’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers and will be re-evaluated later this...

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