Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019

Utah Jazz hand down lifetime ban to fan who racially abused Russell Westbrook

  • Jazz announce ‘permanent ban’ of fan following incident
  • Thunder star says he was told to ‘get down on my knees’
  • Westbrook fined $25,000 by league for role in altercation

The Utah Jazz have announced a lifetime ban of a fan who engaged in “excessive and derogatory verbal abuse” of Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook during Monday night’s game in Salt Lake City.

“The ban is effective immediately and includes all arena events,” the team said in a statement issued on Tuesday, which added that it based its decision on “an investigation through video review and eyewitness accounts”.

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