Sport Russell Westbrook fined $15K for dropping f-bomb

19:55  21 april  2017
19:55  21 april  2017 Source:   Sporting News

NBA playoffs 2017: Thunder's Russell Westbrook chides reporter after Game 4 loss

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Russell Westbrook had an off-color response to a reporter who asked him about "hunting assists" Friday night against the Suns.

When Cuban was informed he'd been fined $ 15 ,000 for the offense, and told that the money would be going to charity, he was happy to drop another one so he'd be donating a total of ,000 to the unnamed cause.

Russell Westbrook has been fined 15,000 for using "inappropriate language during a postgame interview," the NBA announced on Friday.

The moment came after the Thunder's 115-111 Game 2 loss to the Rockets in Houston, when a reporter asked Westbrook about his 51-point triple-double performance.

He responded, "I don't give a f— about my line. We lost."

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WARNING: Video contains profanity.

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Westbrook addressed the fine on Friday.

"I guess if you cuss you get fined," he said. "So soon as somebody else cuss, then make sure when they cuss at me, I hope they get fined too. It is what it is, but I'm OK with it. I'll take it."

The Rockets currently have a 2-0 series lead over the Thunder.

NBA playoffs 2017: Russell Westbrook clowns Rockets with MVP handle after block .
Russell Westbrook was a magician when he dribbled through three defenders in the first half of the Oklahoma City Thunder's NBA playoff game vs. the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.And that was after he blocked/stolean alley-oop attempt on the other end.Russ is putting the F.U. In FUN— BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) April 20, 2017First, aspinmove sent Lou Williams running in the wrong direction. Then,inside the top of the key, a behind-the-back move had Clint Capela runninginto a Steven Adams screen and taking Eric Gordon out of the picture.

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