In this edition of the podcast, Kurt Helin and I sit down to discuss the devastating news surrounding Russell Westbrook and his need to undergo knee surgery which will keep him out indefinitely.
We discuss how this might change the landscape of the Western Conference playoffs, before breaking down the rest of the ongoing playoff series.
We now have an embedded player where you can listen below, but we still have the old school link to the file which you can click on to listen to in a browser window, or right-click to download and save for later consumption.
In 2016, both the Pistons (who agreed to trade for him) and the Rockets (who agreed to match his offer sheet from the Nets) failed Donatas Motiejunas on physicals. He finally signed a prorated minimum contract with the Pelicans for 2016-17. He has spent the last two seasons in China. It has been rough for him.
Now, Motiejunas is somewhat surprisingly returning to the NBA.
A physical therapist that worked with LeBron and Lakers trainer Mike Mancias deleted this post saying his injury should’ve kept him out six months and that he returned early to not let his team down. 👀 pic.twitter.com/VppezX9vZa