Russell Westbrook didn’t particularly like the fans in Utah before Monday night’s game. The Oklahoma City Thunder star’s opinion will likely be worse after another heated exchange.
In video shared on social media, Westbrook was seen unleashing a profanity-laced tirade at a fan off screen near the Thunder bench. It was unclear what set Westbrook off, and the fan is never seen in the video shared.
Before addressing the fan, Westbrook appears to speak with an arena official. He points in the fan’s direction, saying, “I’m going to tell you one thing. I’ll (expletive) him up.”
Westbrook then turns and yells to the fan.
“I promise you. You think I’m playing?” he says. “I swear to God. I swear to God. I’ll (expletive) you up. You and your wife. I’ll (expletive) you up.”
Westbrook briefly turns his attention to the action on the court before addressing the fan once more.
“I promise you,” he repeats. “On everything I love. Everything I love.”
It was unclear at what point during the game the incident occurred, but it overshadowed Westbrook’s night on the court. He finished with 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Thunder to a 98-89 win.
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