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

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

NBA playoffs: Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court

  NBA playoffs: Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court Russell Westbrook and James Harden have a friendship that goes back to when they were kids. The pair grew up in the same neighborhood in Los Angeles and were both on the Thunder from 2009-12. They continued tomaintainthat friendship, even when Harden moved on to the Rockets. © (Getty Images) James Harden, Russell Westbrook But with the Rockets and Thunderfacing off the the first round of the NBA playoffs, Westbrook made it clear that his friendship with Harden will be nonexistent on the court."When I get on the floor, I got one friend, and that's the basketball," Westbrook said, via ESPN.

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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NBA playoffs: Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court

  NBA playoffs: Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court Russell Westbrook and James Harden have a friendship that goes back to when they were kids. The pair grew up in the same neighborhood in Los Angeles and were both on the Thunder from 2009-12. They continued tomaintainthat friendship, even when Harden moved on to the Rockets. © (Getty Images) James Harden, Russell Westbrook But with the Rockets and Thunderfacing off the the first round of the NBA playoffs, Westbrook made it clear that his friendship with Harden will be nonexistent on the court."When I get on the floor, I got one friend, and that's the basketball," Westbrook said, via ESPN.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is literally a billionaire, so as you might imagine, having essentially unlimited amounts of money at his disposal allows

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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.

Patrick Beverley trolls Russell Westbrook for bragging about his 40+ points in loss .
The Houston Rockets got the series win, and Beverley got one last shot in at Westbrook.As the Houston Rockets tried to pull away from the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 on Tuesday night, guards Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook had a little bit of a moment:

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