Report: Utah Jazz permanently bans second fan who insulted Thunder's Russell Westbrook in 2018 video

Russell Westbrook
Posted at 11:47 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 12:47:30-04

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.

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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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