Career Arc: Russell Westbrook

May 21, 2014
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Brian Phillips at Grantland looks at how Russell Westbrook went from an undersized 16-year-old shooting guard to an NBA All-Star.

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Best dressed in high school, NBA draft project, All-Star, irritant, folk hero. Let's start with the growth spurt. The transformation of Russell Westbrook Jr. from an uncelebrated 16-year-old shooting guard to a potential NBA draft pick happened during the summer after his junior year in high school, when he shot up five inches practically overnight.

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