Westbrook fined, gets technical foul
NBA.com Global on Apr 25, 2018 08:08 AM
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball as Utah Jazz's Royce O'Neale, left, Donovan Mitchell (45) and Ricky Rubio, right, defend in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
NBA press release
NEW YORK – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred after Westbrook came onto the court as a substitution following a stoppage in play due to a foul with 7:55 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s 113-96 loss to the Jazz on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time), April 23 at Vivint Smart Home Arena.