Jesse Wagstaff's newest NBL championship ring feels a little different to the rest.
Not because he has had to place it on his other hand - his sixth title means he can't fit them all on one - but because it came without that same feeling of elation at the final buzzer.
Instead it came in a room surrounded by his Perth Wildcats teammates and team staff, hanging on every word as they watched a screen projecting a press conference held by NBL owner Larry Kestelman and chief Jeremy Loeliger.
Perth were announced as NBL champions after the Sydney Kings opted out of the final two games of the five-match grand final series due to coronavirus concerns.
"Our emotions were swaying, we genuinely didn't know which way it was going to go, so it was an interesting time," Wagstaff said.
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Alas, Perth are champions again. It is Wagstaff's sixth championship, adding another chapter to the 33-year-old Canberra product's stellar career.
But he still can't quite wrap his head around the week that was after playing grand final games in an empty arena.
"It was definitely a bit unique," Wagstaff said.
"I was speaking to Damien [Knight] the other day and said 'we've experienced it before, the elation in a grand final when the final siren goes off, but I feel for the blokes who won their first one who don't get to have that'.
"They don't get that elation and adrenaline rush from the final siren. They're in a room and they find out like that without that excitement.
"Obviously Perth Arena is usually packed with red, but the seats are blue, so to look out and see blue instead of red was a bit different.
"It was definitely a lot quieter, it kind of felt like a practice session almost."
Wagstaff is contracted for another season with Perth, and he hopes by then normality has been restored and the Wildcats can launch another run at a championship.
But for now he will take a chance to stay at home and relax with his two daughters aged three and one, and the two-month-old son making for something of a "chaotic" household.
As the reality of winning a championship in such bizarre fashion sinks in, Wagstaff will look back with no sense of frustration. Because the virus rocking the globe is more important.
"It's affecting all walks of life, not just sport. Life is bigger than sport, it's bigger than a basketball game, it's bigger than a grand final series," Wagstaff said.
"Hopefully next season won't be affected and things go on ahead. The pre-season tournament is usually in September and the season gets away in October.
"So hopefully things will be back to relative normality then. Right now it's about hanging out for a couple of weeks before we get back into it.
"I'm still contracted for next season so I'll go around for at least one more. Another year older so we'll see how we go. I feel good right now, the season has come to a fairly abrupt end.
"Some of our post-season stuff has been cancelled as well, so now it's time to hang with the family and catch up for time lost throughout the season."