OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook diminished to discuss any ideas Wednesday about the Utah Jazz devoting a life ban to buff Shane Keisel to the incident that happened during Monday night’s match.
“If you WISh to talk about tonight’s match, then we may perform it,” Westbrook said once asked his reaction. “If not, enjoy your night.”
Westbrook was also fined $25,000 by the NBA for”directing profanity and threatening language to a enthusiast”
The Thunder failed to practice Tuesday, and also did not hold a early morning shootaround Wednesday. At the locker room before Wednesday’s match against the Brooklyn Nets was the first time Westbrook had officially been available, but he declined to talk. (By principle, Westbrook is expected to become available at least one time on match day before tipoff, whether at shoot around or in the locker room pre-game.)
“It sheds into light some times these exact things that players have to deal with throughout the course of games,” Donovan said. “It’s regrettable because I feel a great deal of people do come into the matches as fans and would like to root and cheer their team , but those situations are really regrettable. If anything, it brings light into some thing the league, together with players — everyone can try to make it better.”
After one particularly thrilling sequence late in the fourth quarter that ended with Westbrook drilling a dagger 3 to put the Thunder upward 1-3, he danced and shimmied in half-court because the Nets called timeout.
“I’m exceptionally blessed man, man, to go out and out,” Westbrook said when asked when playing Wednesday was really helpful in moving on by the recent situation. “And that’s that.”