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We've noted in the past here on That NBA Lottery Pick, that many NBA players have some strange phobias but Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook might have the strangest.During an interview for ESPN the Magazine's April 15th issue, Russell was asked about his phobias and this was his response:Do you have any phobias? Yeah, like, hair s---. I don't like that. Wait, what do you mean? Like, you hate when there's hair lying around your place?Naw, there ain't no hair at my place, I promise you that. But, you know, if there's hair around, I can't handle that. If I find somebody's hair laying on me, I'll lose it.OCD much?
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