Clippers guard Russell Westbrook out indefinitely after breaking left hand in win over Wizards

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Russell Westbrook is the second player in the league to break his left hand on Friday night, following Scottie Barnes' injury in Toronto.

Clippers Guard Russell Westbrook Out Indefinitely After Breaking Left Hand

Date and Source:
- The incident occurred on Saturday, March 2, 2024.
- The news was reported by Yahoo Sports.

- Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook has suffered a left hand injury.
- The injury took place during the Clippers' game against the Washington Wizards.
- The Clippers won the game with a score of 140-115.
- Westbrook's left hand injury occurred in the second quarter while trying to poke the ball out of Wizards guard Jordan Poole's hands.
- Westbrook reached for his left hand in pain and was eventually subbed out of the game.
- The specifics of the injury and the timeline for his return are currently unknown.
- It is unclear whether Westbrook will require surgery.

Game Details and Other Injuries

- The Los Angeles Clippers secured a comfortable victory over the Washington Wizards.
- The game was held at the Arena.
- The Clippers had a 14-point lead over the Wizards at halftime.
- The Clippers extended their lead in the second half and won by 25 points.
- The Wizards struggled and scored only 21 points in the third quarter.
- The Clippers committed only eight turnovers during the game.
- Kyle Kuzma led the Wizards with 32 points and seven rebounds.
- Jordan Poole contributed 16 points off the bench for the Wizards.
- James Harden led the Clippers with 28 points and eight assists.
- Kawhi Leonard added 27 points and nine rebounds, while Paul George finished with 22 points.
- The Clippers shot over 57% from the field as a team.
- The win ended a two-game losing streak for the Clippers.
- The Wizards currently have the worst record in the league at 9-51.

Outlook and Next Game

- The Clippers have not provided a timeline for Westbrook's return, indicating that he is out indefinitely.
- It remains to be seen whether Westbrook will be able to play again this season.
- The Clippers will face the Western Conference leading Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game on Sunday.

Please note that the information provided is based on the available news report, and any updates or changes may not be reflected here.


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