Video: Russell Westbrook Gets 16th Technical Foul of Season, Faces 1-Game Ban
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Russ earned his 16th tech of the season vs. the Warriors. If it’s not rescinded, he’ll be suspended 1 game and fined $5,000. https://t.co/v0Vr0opqSg
The NBA league office could hypothetically rescind the technical foul and give Westbrook some breathing room before the end of the season.
However, the All-Star point guard looked like he used profanity toward an official after clearly fouling Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson. In other words, don’t expect the NBA to call that one back.
This article will be updated to provide more information soon.
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March 16, 2019 at 07:00PM