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Russell Westbrook
Russell Westbrook
Position: G
Born: 12/11/88
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:186 lbs. / 84.8 kg.
Salary: $16,744,218
Before home games, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s top security representative will personally deliver the game ball to star point guard Russell Westbrook in the locker room. Westbrook then takes it, inspects it, rubs it, dribbles it, holds it, smells it and, after approving it, passes it to each of his teammates, a sacred ceremony before the players circle up and sprint out of the tunnel. The league’s history is littered with such tales, especially of how far some players go to make sure the game ball is precisely to their liking. This is the story of game balls, from their calculated creation all the way to their NBA debuts — and then what they face once there.