The Utah Jazz announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have permanently banned fan Shane Keisel for “excessive and derogatory verbal abuse” less than 24 hours after an incident with Russell Westbrook.
Statement from the Utah Jazz: pic.twitter.com/L3eYolvrpq
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) March 12, 2019
The fan, who had some old racist tweets dug up after his verbal altercation with Westbrook, wasn’t the only one to get punished for the altercation.
The NBA handed down a $25k fine to Russell Westbrook for using threatening language towards the two fans.
Thunder’s Russell Westbrook has been fined $25,000 by NBA for incident with Utah fan Monday night.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 12, 2019
This is one guy who probably wishes he would have just kept his big mouth shut. Although it sounds like he ended up getting exactly what he deserved.
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