10 NBA Players That Got Very Tall Very Quick

russell westbrook growth
Looking at the play of Russell Westbrook now, it’s hard to believe that he played off the bench at Leuzinger High School. At 5’8, he was able to break into the starting five during his junior year, but it wasn’t until he grew to 6’3 the summer before his senior year that he became a star and started receiving basketball scholarship offers from colleges.