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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    1. Kenneth Bailey

      Liar ! All this dude does is make himself look like an ass. Espn= cnn

    2. Daniel nickerson

      Mr. Smith needs to go far, far away period!!!!!!!!!

    3. Shawn H

      You call a fan racist yet you dont want to hear his side. Rose has a school that is almost only for black student. Segregation

    4. Jack Burton

      Fans do pay salaries but they have no right to treat players badly.

    5. teachmehowtodoge

      Finally not about LehelpmeKyrie again. Lol.

    6. hector negron

      And yes, I've heard for many years, Utah is a very racist place.

    7. hector negron

      6:11...and they do. The public pays the player's salary. NO FANS, NO MONEY in the owner's bank account to pay the players. In spite of that, NO, the fans have NO right to disrespect the players or anybody else (like referees for instance) for that matter.

    8. Kenneth Bailey

      The very next game Westbrook head butts Klay Thompson 😂 Russell lied

    9. James Mollo

      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

    10. James 3D Print,RC,and Smoke Backwoods

      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.

    11. Dean D

      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.

    12. Sionne Harmon

      America's fallen behind because we're so obsessed with skin color . .......

    13. romeo Joseph


    14. romeo Joseph

      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...

      1. Falcon


    15. Brock Silvey

      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!!!

    16. Og Mandino

      Its all a mute point, whatever the fan said, once he threatens him and his wife.

    17. Yolanda Young

      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...

    18. Stonedassassin92

      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.

    19. Gatoxki PG

      Cant wait trump leave the white house

    20. Anthony Quick


    21. E LeGrande

      Owners do not pay the players salary!!!



    23. Mad Max And Madi

      How about stop being so fucking sensitive Westbrook?

    24. Jigz G

      Owners make money from fans Jalen. So yes Indirectly fans pay salaries. Otherwise you’re just 10 doods playing basketball in an empty gym

    25. Jigz G

      I find it weird husband and wife are on this show now

    26. Derrick Vineyard

      Everybody tonguing Ron Artest’s balls can stfu. Ron was too scared to go at Ben Wallace. Get off his dick.

    27. Derrick Vineyard

      So deem the white guy racist without proof, but don’t get his side of the story. Sorry not good enough.

    28. 200mphz06

      The NBA is racist.

    29. 200mphz06

      Westbrook is a pussy.

    30. Dee Jay

      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!!!!

    31. j gee

      Jaylen said he wanted to break his neck

    32. Jim case

      Fan should've taken him up on it. Then sue his ass and take his money. Only in America.

    33. Brett

      That was a deep ass story from Stephen A.

    34. michig911

      Maybe Utahs team should be band from the nba and have all white players. Let’s see how far they will go

    35. whowantsomeofDebo

      Now he's a nobody be if it wasn't for the millions of nobodys none of these somebody's would a a job

    36. 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

    37. DJ Architect


    38. Cecilio Thomas

      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..

    39. Ozgur Serdar

      Did anybody notice that max is indirectly calling ordinary people “nobodies”

      1. Derrick Vineyard

        Ozgur Serdar he’s an elitist asshole.

    40. Deric Warchild

      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..

    41. That nigga bush from around the corner

      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!

    42. Lightningstriker1

      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.

    43. Jerry Lockhart

      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.

    44. Robert Coca

      The fans pay salaries get lost

    45. Robert Coca

      Ya hiding Russell threaten a women

    46. Robert Coca

      He responded to a women .he s nobody so u

    47. Robert Coca

      He threatened a women imagine the women he threatened was mob boss daughter or Putin or Trump daughter .he be knocked out

    48. Robert Coca

      Jalen he threatened a women who did not threaten him ur piece of garbage so russell

    49. Marco Molito

      What a shocker. Westbrook plays the race card because he can't control himself

    50. corona Bery

      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🍆

    51. Agent Orange

      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.

    52. Steven Walker

      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.

    53. Kenge Norris

      I love Jalen Go Blue!

    54. cool wolf

      These fan do this to try to get him to hit him and get paid

    55. cool wolf

      Jalen your right 100

    56. Jody Alexander

      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

    57. Michael Banks

      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

    58. JJ ConJSJ

      If the guy was saying racist stuff then why were the other guys just chillin like nothings wrong. Westbrook just likes to make scenes

    59. Jonathan Collins

      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.

    60. Leon Archer


    61. 5thGen

      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?

    62. Vee Yang

      NBA needs to hire Ron Artest and let him loose on fans that wanna catch some hands when they're talking shit. Lol

    63. Vee Yang

      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.

    64. funkypluck

      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

    65. Danny Kwong

      Cmon molly pls keep quiet.

    66. will edwards

      Hi, my name is "nobody" and I do pay the players salaries indirectly by my support of the game. Talk about gettin disrespected!!!

    67. Bj Fowler

      Molly got her man back lol

    68. Siegler Mariano

      I'm not the biggest Russell Westbrook fan. but I'm on Russ on this one, dude keepin it real.

      1. Ralph Wiggam

        So it's ok to threaten to kill a man and his wife? Cool ...

    69. 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.

    70. James Matthews

      I remember hearing about a racial slur. The fan made a crude sexual comment but not a racial slur.

    71. Depcom

      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.

    72. RXONE

      SAS suit pattern messing up the alternate field frame rate...

    73. lyncolnsdad

      Stephen nobody ask u about ya dumb ass story gtfoh

    74. Mason Brandon35

      Damn Molly U Even Cut Ur Husband Off..🙄🙄

      1. TYRANTULA 44


    75. Mason Brandon35

      Utah Fan Wit A Jordan Jacket On..😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂GUMP

    76. saj8

      The NBA waited too late to get Donald Sterling out of the league. The damage is already done.

    77. Shantel Bowen

      No max you're the nobody.

      1. Shantel Bowen

        +Grant420 I'm white. What a cute name. Your little sister give that to you? Go Trump.!!!! Shantel 421 lol

      2. Grant420

        You're racist

    78. jaime lindsey

      No joke. I would vote Max Kellerman for President.2020

    79. Blackn' Proud

      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.

      1. Grant420

        Let's be honest black people think all white people are racist but no black people are ever racist lol

    80. Tony B

      Ol Jalen's eyes keep goin back and forth at Molly for approval!!

    81. CoupeDe Grace

      Stephen A. Is a puppet. Why is he bringing up a point like that. He is playing both sides of the line..😂😂😂

    82. Jimmy

      Stephen a really said a lot of filler.

    83. Moegee123 Nunny

      Steven A always praising his white Daddy SMH boy we are lost af


      Jalen cant break that fans neck lol

    85. JetStream EL34

      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 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.

    86. GB Ryan

      Utah fans are racist. lmfao


      B.S. I'm of the school if you big enough to pass a lick, You big enough to take one...

    88. Darnell Lewis

      I support Russell

    89. Ricardo Longoria

      Did I miss the investigation that proved the fan was being racist? Watching ESPN makes me feel I must have.

      1. Ricardo Longoria

        Fotosynthesis858 Lol. You’re free to live your life worrying about skin color... I won’t join you.

      2. Fotosynthesis858

        Ricardo Longoria I'm guessing you're white...

    90. Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper

      Gotta start beating the shit outta these Pedophillic KKK Pink Incest Born Disease Carrying Devils. Flatout 😒

      1. 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

      2. Grant420

        You're racist lol

    91. R.D. SMITH

      Once again you're expected to shut up and take the abuse.

    92. Johnny Bones 216

      Another Jussie Smolett hoax

    93. Nationof300

      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

    94. Erwin Johnson

      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

    95. reggie santos

      Damn. Jalen Rose is getting it nightly from Molly

    96. Ghost Ridah AK47

      Let's not bypass Jalen Rose fresh shape up. That thing sharp✔💯

    97. Steve Kaufmann

      I dont believe russ. Watched dozens of videos guy doesnt say anything. I think Westbrook has a mental issue

    98. Eulogia Carter

      Noone even cares about westbrook you dont see lebron crying about it and hes litterally the most hated on

    99. Thomas Wood

      2:40 why is he yelling? lol. Nothing like talking about something and that one person starts talking waaaaaayyyy to loud.

    100. moeOCTX

      Jalen and Molly need their own show.