Russell Westbrook suffered a mild ankle sprain against Argentina on Friday, but says he's fine and the injury will not keep him from playing in the gold medal game against Spain on Sunday.
Russell Westbrook's mild ankle sprain won't keep him out of USA's gold medal game, source tells Y! "He's fine," source says. "He'll play."— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 11, 2012
Westbrook is averaging 9.3 points a game coming off the bench in these Olympic Games in London. Along with Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love, Westbrook provides a spark off the bench for the USA squad that would be fine without him if it came down to it.
Team USA breezed past Argentina to advance to the final round for the much anticipated rematch of the 2008 Beijing final. Spain defeated Russia on Friday to advance.