Russell Westbrook's Jazz-fan altercation could spark an ugly trend - Jalen Rose | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith, Jalen Rose and Max Kellerman weigh in on Russell Westbrook's verbal altercation with a fan during the second quarter of the Oklahoma City Thunder's road victory against the Utah Jazz. Jalen warns this incident will trigger more fans to irritate NBA players from the sidelines in an attempt to go viral.
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BeastAmongst Humansheep666
Ain’t no racist watching The NBA. And there especially ain’t no racist willing to pay those high ticket costs to go watch the NBA. You have to be a moron to believe that. The same people were Gullible enough to believe Jussie Smollett’s stupid ass story. How stupid are you for real? And it’s called being “enlightened” not “Woke.” I swear you are all so dumb.
Kenneth Bailey
Kenneth Bailey 12 hours ago
The very next game Westbrook head butts Klay Thompson 😂 Russell lied
James Mollo
James Mollo Day ago
How do i vote the fans freaking went overboard saying that shit That's got to be hard night in and out dealing with all those stupid fuckers heckiling I am suprised he hasn't distrubeted a large beating on them yet I would of
James Drayton was the Slave owners name
Well, with that being debated they might have to put in a special time out for disorderly conduct outside of the game with no one to be charged. No team will be charge for that time out or break. Security needs to Be on the floor around the basket just as much as they do on the stands. Just my thought.
Dean D
Dean D 4 days ago
Why people acting like this is the first time in Westbrook's career that he has had a problem with fans. Bruh is a sensitive little girl and always has been.
Sionne Harmon
Sionne Harmon 4 days ago
America's fallen behind because we're so obsessed with skin color . .......
romeo Joseph
romeo Joseph 5 days ago
romeo Joseph
romeo Joseph 5 days ago
Exactly, fireable offence, you guys know but don't want to say Russ should be harshly suspended so your basing on on nobody fan for his part....and suggesting he was racist with no evidence not even from Russ blatantly saying so...
Falcon 4 days ago
Brock Silvey
Brock Silvey 5 days ago
Oh so it's ok to get Westbrooks side but the "white guy" don't let him say his side u liberals are idiots!!! Everything goes to race with guys get over the past that u never went thru!!!
Og Mandino
Og Mandino 5 days ago
Its all a mute point, whatever the fan said, once he threatens him and his wife.
Yolanda Young
Yolanda Young 5 days ago
Why do white people always say we shouldn't respond to white privilege BS. "Get on your knees?" Don't say anything? Really white man...Really...
Yaa Malima
Yaa Malima 6 days ago
Leave it to Coon Steven A. Smith to blame Westbrook! Not surprised by his response. Did this man just say if Shane's tweets is true? You saw the receipts now your deflecting! Russell Westbrook did not give that fan the fame! Shane Keidiot was WRONG that bigot. However, if I was Westbrook I would have handled it with aggressive humor (not foul) and stated something like man you have a serious illness called racism, and I would like to help you get healed by keeping you out of the games when I'm playing. So you can thank me later for your healing Dude! 😎
Stonedassassin92 6 days ago
Players should be allowed to hit fans. Fans think they can get away with anything, watch them talk shit when theres a 6'7 center coming at em with fists out.
Gatoxki PG
Gatoxki PG 6 days ago
Cant wait trump leave the white house
Anthony Quick
Anthony Quick 6 days ago
E LeGrande
E LeGrande 6 days ago
Owners do not pay the players salary!!!
Mad Max And Madi
Mad Max And Madi 6 days ago
How about stop being so fucking sensitive Westbrook?
Jigz G
Jigz G 6 days ago
Owners make money from fans Jalen. So yes Indirectly fans pay salaries. Otherwise you’re just 10 doods playing basketball in an empty gym
Jigz G
Jigz G 6 days ago
I find it weird husband and wife are on this show now
Derrick Vineyard
Derrick Vineyard 7 days ago
Everybody tonguing Ron Artest’s balls can stfu. Ron was too scared to go at Ben Wallace. Get off his dick.
Derrick Vineyard
Derrick Vineyard 7 days ago
So deem the white guy racist without proof, but don’t get his side of the story. Sorry not good enough.
200mphz06 7 days ago
The NBA is racist.
200mphz06 7 days ago
Westbrook is a pussy.
Dee Jay
Dee Jay 7 days ago
I work Security for games if this was done while I was there that fagget ass white racist bitch would have got fucked up and dragged out of the arena!!!!
j gee
j gee 7 days ago
Jaylen said he wanted to break his neck
Jim case
Jim case 7 days ago
Fan should've taken him up on it. Then sue his ass and take his money. Only in America.
Brett 7 days ago
That was a deep ass story from Stephen A.
michig911 7 days ago
Maybe Utahs team should be band from the nba and have all white players. Let’s see how far they will go
Now he's a nobody be if it wasn't for the millions of nobodys none of these somebody's would a a job
Jesus Cesar Keepin It Real
How are fans worse than no body smh races not acceptable after Mlk days and if your a races you have Inner self esteem and securities issues you have to work out amongst yourselfs
DJ Architect
DJ Architect 7 days ago
Cecilio Thomas
Cecilio Thomas 7 days ago
he said, he is nobody, the fan, as a unic guy he is nobody, but he is a fan and collectively fans paid all those players salary..
Ozgur Serdar
Ozgur Serdar 7 days ago
Did anybody notice that max is indirectly calling ordinary people “nobodies”
Derrick Vineyard
Derrick Vineyard 7 days ago
Ozgur Serdar he’s an elitist asshole.
Deric Warchild
Deric Warchild 7 days ago
lol nahh russ was actting hard in the paint, if he really was gnna do sumthing he should have lol, like metta did back in the day. hes all talk, but he do got a rite to defend himself thou. it is wat it is he felt some type of way thou..
Anti racist Bush
Anti racist Bush 7 days ago
You know what leave your racist bullshit out of the NBA. The nba is not by any means a racist environment. I know there has always been racism in America , but no one can deny that the number of racist shenanigans has substantially risen since trump has evaded the white house. I mean they are everywhere! What the hell? Can we move on and stop the primitive racism? Stop teaching your children racism you dumb asses!
Blaming the player for "responding" inappropriately is ridiculous coming from a white guy. An adrenaline-charged black athlete is going to react to a racially-slurred comment from a white American anywhere, any day. Whites are always at fault for feeling that they're the entitled pigs that they are.
Jerry Lockhart
Jerry Lockhart 8 days ago
I'm from a town call Beat a bitch to sleep and that Utah fan would have made me take his ass on a little a visit to the city of My boot up yo white crakkka ass.
Robert Coca
Robert Coca 8 days ago
The fans pay salaries get lost
Robert Coca
Robert Coca 8 days ago
Ya hiding Russell threaten a women
Robert Coca
Robert Coca 8 days ago
He responded to a women .he s nobody so u
Robert Coca
Robert Coca 8 days ago
He threatened a women imagine the women he threatened was mob boss daughter or Putin or Trump daughter .he be knocked out
Robert Coca
Robert Coca 8 days ago
Jalen he threatened a women who did not threaten him ur piece of garbage so russell
Bob Landers
Bob Landers 8 days ago
What a shocker. Westbrook plays the race card because he can't control himself
corona Bery
corona Bery 8 days ago
First, Westbrook is a coward who won’t actually risk anything. Second, let’s hope it does spark an ugly trend. Enough bullshit say what you want to this is America. Fuck Westbrook fucking candy ass🍆
Ryan B
Ryan B 8 days ago
So Jalen would have attempted to murder a dude for throwing a towel at him. It's a good thing he can't jump that high.
Agent Orange
Agent Orange 8 days ago
It didn't seem like it was that bad if there was no reactions from the crowd next to them or from the other players or the fact that that guy didn't get kicked out.
mybirdcansing 8 days ago
It was also fortunate for the guy with that towel, that Jalen didn't yank him down and break his neck. :)
Steven Walker
Steven Walker 8 days ago
For the life of me, I do not understand why any fan would even speak to or yell at any player unless they had something nice to say.
Kenge Norris
Kenge Norris 8 days ago
I love Jalen Go Blue!
cool wolf
cool wolf 8 days ago
These fan do this to try to get him to hit him and get paid
cool wolf
cool wolf 8 days ago
Jalen your right 100
Jody Alexander
Jody Alexander 8 days ago
Not a Westbrook fan, but side with him on this, some think because one makes doe he/she is suppose to compromise, fuck that,Russ would've been justified in fuckin that redneck and his trailer park wife up, fuck Max and his opinion, get what Jalen says
Michael Banks
Michael Banks 8 days ago
They do this in Utah, Boston, and in Detroit honestly you play around and say something like that to me I'm beating your ass and God please get James Dolan off the Knicks
JJ ConJSJ 8 days ago
If the guy was saying racist stuff then why were the other guys just chillin like nothings wrong. Westbrook just likes to make scenes
Jonathan Collins
Jonathan Collins 8 days ago
Smith is wrong. Ask him, the media is never at fault or should be blamed for anything. Fact is, the media aired the interview with the guy. They didnt have to do that. Russ didnt put the guys face on TV. How is Smith and Max gonna tell another man how to react. Russell's reaction got the fan banned. So he did do the right thing.
Leon Archer
Leon Archer 8 days ago
5thGen 8 days ago
Grow the fck up Westbrook and worry about the game, you have to be professional nba player on and off the court. Think about your young fans and the kids parents. You lost fans bro, they look up to you and this is what you do?
Vee Yang
Vee Yang 8 days ago
NBA needs to hire Ron Artest and let him loose on fans that wanna catch some hands when they're talking shit. Lol
Vee Yang
Vee Yang 8 days ago
The NBA and Jazz organization investigated with other fans and video proving that fan lied also looked at his social media founding a lot of crap and evidence of his true fake ass self as he is actually a discriminating and racist character from his post! Great move Jazz organization, and NBA for leading in sports transparency and doing the right moral thing. Bitch fan ended up deleting his social media pages lol.
funkypluck 9 days ago
Look at it like Pro Wrestling...They wanna be heckled...But when u take it to far it loses its hilarity....But in same token Utah fans are rude as Fuck...Go Thunder
Danny Kwong
Danny Kwong 9 days ago
Cmon molly pls keep quiet.
will edwards
will edwards 9 days ago
Hi, my name is "nobody" and I do pay the players salaries indirectly by my support of the game. Talk about gettin disrespected!!!
Bj Fowler
Bj Fowler 9 days ago
Molly got her man back lol
Siegler Mariano
Siegler Mariano 9 days ago
I'm not the biggest Russell Westbrook fan. but I'm on Russ on this one, dude keepin it real.
Ralph Wiggam
Ralph Wiggam 7 days ago
So it's ok to threaten to kill a man and his wife? Cool ...
Snoleo Sports and entertainment
And then a few days later a racist terrorist kills 50 people in a mosque in nz. Worst shooting in oceanian continental history.
James Matthews
James Matthews 9 days ago
I remember hearing about a racial slur. The fan made a crude sexual comment but not a racial slur.
Depcom 9 days ago
I never did watch pro basketball. The game is just too boring to watch, and in my opinion it's not a mans game. It's a boy's game, played by little tall boys and watched by little short boys who are jealous of the little tall boys who play the game and wish they could be like the little tall boy's who play the game but can't because they are only little short boys who are addicted to sniffing the jock straps of the little tall boys who play the game. The moral of the story is if you're one of those little short boys who's addicted to sniffing the jock strap of your favorite little tall boy who plays pro basketball, just go to the game, take a seat, watch and don't talk shit but keep your mouth closed or cheer your favorite little tall boy on and just be happy that your favorite little tall boy allows your little short boy ass to sniff his jock strap.
RXONE 9 days ago
SAS suit pattern messing up the alternate field frame rate...
lyncolnsdad 9 days ago
Stephen nobody ask u about ya dumb ass story gtfoh
Mason Brandon35
Mason Brandon35 9 days ago
Damn Molly U Even Cut Ur Husband Off..🙄🙄
TYRANTULA 44 8 days ago
Mason Brandon35
Mason Brandon35 9 days ago
Utah Fan Wit A Jordan Jacket On..😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂GUMP
saj8 9 days ago
The NBA waited too late to get Donald Sterling out of the league. The damage is already done.
Shantel Bowen
Shantel Bowen 9 days ago
No max you're the nobody.
Shantel Bowen
Shantel Bowen 9 days ago
+Grant420 I'm white. What a cute name. Your little sister give that to you? Go Trump.!!!! Shantel 421 lol
Grant420 9 days ago
You're racist
jaime lindsey
jaime lindsey 9 days ago
No joke. I would vote Max Kellerman for President.2020
Blackn' Proud
Blackn' Proud 9 days ago
I was persecuted in Utah . I'm a black man. The things I went through there I'm still suffering for to this day. Its racist . Let's not play around here. Plus that fan is racist af and also look who he works for. That's even more scary. SAS is so on point on this. Jalen is also.
Grant420 9 days ago
Let's be honest black people think all white people are racist but no black people are ever racist lol
Tony B
Tony B 9 days ago
Ol Jalen's eyes keep goin back and forth at Molly for approval!!
CoupeDe Grace
CoupeDe Grace 9 days ago
Stephen A. Is a puppet. Why is he bringing up a point like that. He is playing both sides of the line..😂😂😂
Jimmy 9 days ago
Stephen a really said a lot of filler.
Moegee123 Nunny
Moegee123 Nunny 9 days ago
Steven A always praising his white Daddy SMH boy we are lost af
AZFITNESS 9 days ago
Jalen cant break that fans neck lol
JetStream EL34
JetStream EL34 10 days ago
Fact 1: The fan told Russ to get on his knees like he used too. Fact 2: Russ states he believe it was racial. Fact 3: That is the only thing that Russ states that the fan said. Fact 4: Today, there are groups of ppl who accuse any white person of racism if they don't like what they say or even simply disagree with them. It is a weapon. Fact 5: Russ has made it clear he thinks most white ppl are racist. Therefore it influences everything that he hears. Fact 6: I'm 1/2 spanish 1/2 scottish w/ 1% African blood thrown in there, race baiters & those who see racism in everything they don't like and use it as a weapon, view me soley as white and racist. Fact 7: Obama is 50% white, 43% Arabic (not Africa), and only 7% African. His supporters themselves LABEL him as African. Fact 8: Facts aren't racist, truth isn't racist, telling someone to get on their knees isn't racist. Ask any african or african american why they call another man fagg0t, or even tell tell them to get on their kness or that they are gonna bend them over ...they will tell you it is to subjugate their masculinity. TRUTH. End of story. Fact 9: Listen to these people, here in this vid and out in society ...they tell us that if someone calls them names, that they should be able to physically assault them. And guess who "they" are. African Americans. Fact 10: Final Fact: Utah is a Liberal/Democratic hotbed, a stadium filled with fans who are are supposed to be the most tolerant. Imagine if the guy was a know Republican. THEN ...all of you would be calling all Republicans ...and White guys racists. If YOU can't understand and see how HYPOCRITICAL and ILLOGICAL your are ...you are legally insane. Side note: Remember I am half minority with 1% African blood, because the African Moors raped my home land of Spain for over 600 years. I don't blame any existing African or African American for that, they weren't there nor alive. I voted for Rand Paul, not Trump. I voted for Rand Paul b/c Rand tells the truth ...and takes the side of "truth" ...even opposing BOTH parties equally. He gets that logical/truthful reasoning from his dad Ron Paul who served in Congress for 37 years ...mostly as a Libertarian. So HOW are you gonna hate and attack me now for telln the truth? You CAN'T use the typical LABELS that you use as weapons on me b/c I am NOT those lables. Isn't it interesting that those screaming racism and tolerance are the ones who give the least tolerance and insist on "blood" if they choose to be "offended"? If you are SO offended by "words", I truly feel sorry for you and me. My parents taught me how to deal with ppl who "attack" me w bad words when I was in Kindergarten.
GB Ryan
GB Ryan 10 days ago
Utah fans are racist. lmfao
LIFES TO SHORT 10 days ago
B.S. I'm of the school if you big enough to pass a lick, You big enough to take one...
Darnell Lewis
Darnell Lewis 10 days ago
I support Russell
Ricardo Longoria
Ricardo Longoria 10 days ago
Did I miss the investigation that proved the fan was being racist? Watching ESPN makes me feel I must have.
Ricardo Longoria
Ricardo Longoria 7 days ago
Fotosynthesis858 Lol. You’re free to live your life worrying about skin color... I won’t join you.
Fotosynthesis858 7 days ago
Ricardo Longoria I'm guessing you're white...
Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper
Gotta start beating the shit outta these Pedophillic KKK Pink Incest Born Disease Carrying Devils. Flatout 😒
Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper
+Grant420 after what white ppl have done to black ppl, and continue to do to black ppl... That's a compliment 😁. So thank you
Grant420 9 days ago
You're racist lol
R.D. SMITH 10 days ago
Once again you're expected to shut up and take the abuse.
Johnny Bones 216
Johnny Bones 216 10 days ago
Another Jussie Smolett hoax
Nationof300 10 days ago
Y’all bashing Westbrook for what he said but if this was the oLd DayS In bAskEtball like you old Mfs brag about then a player would’ve went up to the bleachers ready to fight. But Russ handle this situation with class but not beating the shit out of the fan
Erwin Johnson
Erwin Johnson 10 days ago
In a situation like this you are paid top dollar to play basketball not too entertain bullshit from on Lookers c'mon Russell see nothing say nothing this is a bumb looking for attention
reggie santos
reggie santos 10 days ago
Damn. Jalen Rose is getting it nightly from Molly
Ghost Ridah AK47
Ghost Ridah AK47 10 days ago
Let's not bypass Jalen Rose fresh shape up. That thing sharp✔💯
scoobydooby stevearooney
I dont believe russ. Watched dozens of videos guy doesnt say anything. I think Westbrook has a mental issue
e728cw 10 days ago
Media censorship. Nice... Adolf Hitler also believed in the same thing.
Eulogia Carter
Eulogia Carter 10 days ago
Noone even cares about westbrook you dont see lebron crying about it and hes litterally the most hated on
Thomas Wood
Thomas Wood 10 days ago
2:40 why is he yelling? lol. Nothing like talking about something and that one person starts talking waaaaaayyyy to loud.
moeOCTX 10 days ago
Jalen and Molly need their own show.
Roger Roomes
Roger Roomes 10 days ago
I like that analogy Stevie A.
Vince Vargas
Vince Vargas 10 days ago
Russ should be allowed to Fart in the hecklers face🌰
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