The finalists for this season's NBA MVP award have been named, with Paul George, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the running.
This year's crop of top talent have put on some spectacular performances throughout the year, but only one will be crowned king.
The Oklahoma City Thunder confirmed Russell Westbrook and Paul George underwent surgery.
George is expected to miss the start of training camp, according to a report from ESPN.
After the Oklahoma City Thunder's 4-1 series loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, star guard Russell Westbrook responded.
Westbrook shot just 36% from the field and 32.4% from 3-point range in Oklahoma City’s first round series against the Trail Blazers.
Paul George's dunk ultimately didn't count, but the chippy play came when Oklahoma City was up by 12 in the final seconds of the game.
Russell Westbrook puts up 33 points and 11 assists as the Thunder beat the Blazers to cut Portland's series lead to 2-1.
Russell Westbrook put up 33 points and 11 assists as the Thunder closed to 2-1 down in their first-round playoff series against the Blazers.
Paul George will do all he can to be fit for Oklahoma City Thunder's Western Conference playoff opener with the Portland Trail Blazers.