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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin among athletes featured in “My Life as an NBA Rookie” on Disney XD

Melissa Hayer Modified: April 24, 2013 at 1:24 pm •  Published: October 12, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER / MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES / NBA BASKETBALL  Oklahoma City Thunder players Kevin Durant (35) and Russell Westbrook during the Thunder - Grizzlies game April 14, 2010 in the Ford Center in Oklahoma City.    BY HUGH SCOTT, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER / MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES / NBA BASKETBALL Oklahoma City Thunder players Kevin Durant (35) and Russell Westbrook during the Thunder - Grizzlies game April 14, 2010 in the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. BY HUGH SCOTT, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD

 

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma native/Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin are featured in the special “My Life as a Rookie,” which offers an inside look at some of today’s biggest NBA stars in their first year in the league.

The program debuts at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 on Disney XD as part of the network’s “Nothing But Net Marathon.”

The sports-themed marathon includes episodes of “Kickin’ It,” “Lab Rats” and “Crash & Bernstein” and starts at 4 p.m., according to a news release.

Billy Unger, star of Disney XD’s “Lab Rats,” hosts the special spotlighting exclusive footage of New Orleans Hornets’ power forward Anthony Davis practicing with the 2012 USA Basketball Men’s National Team, and the show goes behind the scenes of the NBA Draft Combine and NBA Draft while also taking a look at how players mentally and physically prepare for training camp and opening night, according to a news release.

Entertaining rookie duties are revealed as well.

Other NBA stars included in “My Life as a Rookie” are Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James of the Miami Heat, Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks, Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets, and more.

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L.A. CLIPPERS: Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, is congratulated by guard Mo Williams after sinking a basket during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 91-89.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  ORG XMIT: LAS113
L.A. CLIPPERS: Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, is congratulated by guard Mo Williams after sinking a basket during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 91-89. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) ORG XMIT: LAS113

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