SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz has reportedly banned a second fan permanently after a video surfaced showing a fan yelling something offensive at Russell Westbrook.
The Desert News reported the video is from a 2018 postseason game, which allegedly shows a fan yelling a "degrading and offensive word" at Westbrook.
The report goes on to say a fan called Westbrook a "boy" before Game 4 of a first-round playoff game against the Jazz.
To Russell Westbrook’s defense, here is even further proof of his previous interactions with Utah Jazz fans. In this video, @russwest44 is called a “boy” by a Jazz fan ahead of Game 4 of OKC’s first-round playoff series against Utah on April 23, 2018 at Vivint Arena. pic.twitter.com/lc6slA7fTo— Eric Woodyard (@E_Woodyard) March 13, 2019
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On Thursday, Jazz owner addressed the fans saying that "The Utah Jazz will not tolerate fans who act inappropriately" after they banned a fan for racially taunting Westbrook during a game Tuesday night.
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The NBA fined Westbrook $25,000 for "directing profanity and threatening language to a fan."
The source the Desert News spoke with says the Jazz are conducting an investigation into the unnamed fan.
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