Russell Westbrook to return from injury against Knicks

Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will return to the starting lineup for Friday night's game against the New York Knicks.

Westbrook had missed Oklahoma City's last 14 games following surgery to repair a broken right hand. He will play for the first time since Oct. 30.

"It feels great. I am rested, happy to be back and to go out and try to get a win," said Westbrook.

In addition, forward Grant Jerrett will be available for the first time this season following offseason ankle surgery.