publication date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Sports

clue: Despite growing up on the West coast and having a childhood friend die playing the sport, he became a thunderously popular player in the mid-West.

explanation: LA-born Westbrook plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He wears a wristband in memory of his childhood friend who died of a cardiac incident mid-game. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King


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Steve West turns 58 today.