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Thunder's Russell Westbrook out of playoff run indefinitely with knee injury, needs surgery

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) looks back at forward Kevin Durant (35) as he celebrates a 3-point play by a teammate in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of their first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Oklahoma City won 105-102. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)The Associated Press

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) smashes his hand onto the scorer's table after colliding with Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverly Beverley in the second quarter of Game 2 of their first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)The Associated Press

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.

The Thunder announced the injury Friday.

Westbrook was hurt in Game 2 of the Thunder's playoff series against Houston on Wednesday night. Rookie Patrick Beverley lunged into him trying for a steal in the second quarter and his hip collided with Westbrook's knee.

Westbrook has never previously missed a game in his four NBA seasons.