It was just revealed that Russell Westbrook spoke the night after a fan threw popcorn on his head while being helped out of a game in Philadelphia. He is now calling on the NBA to introduce ramifications for fans who take things a little too far.
“Russ was escorted from the game after an ankle injury when a fan poured a bucket of popcorn on his head and then tried to fight his way through NBA staff to get to the stands. As a fan-harassed player, Westbrook said the behavior was “bulls ** t” at the time and made it clear that the fans must be held responsible, “notes The Shade Room.
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“To be honest, this shit is getting out of hand, especially for me,” he told reporters. “The amount of disrespect, the amount of fans who just do what they want, it’s just out of pocket man.”
Someone said, ‘What was Philadelphia called the city of brotherly love ?! 😩😆🤣 ‘and another follower posted that:’ Ion even knows why they’re trying this man. He will beat you up and happily take the fine. ‘
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One fan said: ‘Anyone who has ever done this is actually weird’ and someone else posted this: ‘Respect Lebron for speaking out!’
One follower said: “He’s not lying. These fans don’t consider him a man, they consider him property. SMH. He ran up once. Then it becomes a problem. This is personal injury and the fan should be banned. Period.’
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