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

19:55  21 april  2017
19:55  21 april  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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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."

Russell Westbrook © (Getty Images) Russell Westbrook

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.

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