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When an NBA all-star from South L.A. comes home

When an NBA all-star from South L.A. comes home

Two dozen elementary students sat in their school library, craning their necks to take in all 6 feet and 3 inches of Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. “It’s great to be back home,” he told the children of 75th Street Elementary in South L.A. “I went to this school. I grew up in the neighborhood around here, so this is home for me.”  Westbrook returned to 75th Street on Friday to open a reading room in the school’s library. He spent the morning in his old neighborhood, driving a gray jeep from 75th to two other local schools, Manhattan Place Elementary in South L.A. and Frank D. Parent in Inglewood. He opened...

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