Russell Westbrook's Jazz-fan altercation could spark an ugly trend - Jalen Rose | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith, Jalen Rose and Max Kellerman weigh in on Russell Westbrook's verbal altercation with a fan during the second quarter of the Oklahoma City Thunder's road victory against the Utah Jazz. Jalen warns this incident will trigger more fans to irritate NBA players from the sidelines in an attempt to go viral.
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  • Annie Lou

    Annie Lou

    19 days ago

    I’m here after the Kyle Lowry incident

  • Kenneth Bailey

    Kenneth Bailey

    2 months ago

    Liar ! All this dude does is make himself look like an ass. Espn= cnn

  • Daniel nickerson

    Daniel nickerson

    2 months ago

    Mr. Smith needs to go far, far away period!!!!!!!!!

  • Shawn H

    Shawn H

    2 months ago

    You call a fan racist yet you dont want to hear his side. Rose has a school that is almost only for black student. Segregation

  • Jack Burton

    Jack Burton

    2 months ago

    Fans do pay salaries but they have no right to treat players badly.

  • teachmehowtodoge

    teachmehowtodoge

    3 months ago

    Finally not about LehelpmeKyrie again. Lol.

  • hector negron

    hector negron

    3 months ago

    And yes, I've heard for many years, Utah is a very racist place.

  • hector negron

    hector negron

    3 months ago

    6:11...and they do. The public pays the player's salary. NO FANS, NO MONEY in the owner's bank account to pay the players. In spite of that, NO, the fans have NO right to disrespect the players or anybody else (like referees for instance) for that matter.

  • Kenneth Bailey

    Kenneth Bailey

    3 months ago

    The very next game Westbrook head butts Klay Thompson 😂 Russell lied

  • James Mollo

    James Mollo

    3 months ago

    How do i vote the fans freaking went overboard saying that shit That's got to be hard night in and out dealing with all those stupid fuckers heckiling I am suprised he hasn't distrubeted a large beating on them yet I would of

  • James 3D Print,RC,and Smoke Backwoods

    James 3D Print,RC,and Smoke Backwoods

    3 months ago

    Well, with that being debated they might have to put in a special time out for disorderly conduct outside of the game with no one to be charged. No team will be charge for that time out or break. Security needs to Be on the floor around the basket just as much as they do on the stands. Just my thought.

  • Dean D

    Dean D

    3 months ago

    Why people acting like this is the first time in Westbrook's career that he has had a problem with fans. Bruh is a sensitive little girl and always has been.

  • Sionne Harmon

    Sionne Harmon

    3 months ago

    America's fallen behind because we're so obsessed with skin color . .......

  • romeo Joseph

    romeo Joseph

    3 months ago

    RUSS IS JUST UPSET ALL THE TIME WITH NO PROFESSIONALISM.....STEELING REBOUNDS AND THEN SAYING ON AIR IF THEY DON'T WANT IT HE DO

  • romeo Joseph

    romeo Joseph

    3 months ago

    Exactly, fireable offence, you guys know but don't want to say Russ should be harshly suspended so your basing on on nobody fan for his part....and suggesting he was racist with no evidence not even from Russ blatantly saying so...

  • Falcon

    Falcon

    3 months ago

    you're*

  • Brock Silvey

    Brock Silvey

    3 months ago

    Oh so it's ok to get Westbrooks side but the "white guy" don't let him say his side u liberals are idiots!!! Everything goes to race with guys get over the past that u never went thru!!!

  • Og Mandino

    Og Mandino

    3 months ago

    Its all a mute point, whatever the fan said, once he threatens him and his wife.

  • Yolanda Young

    Yolanda Young

    3 months ago

    Why do white people always say we shouldn't respond to white privilege BS. "Get on your knees?" Don't say anything? Really white man...Really...

  • Stonedassassin92

    Stonedassassin92

    3 months ago

    Players should be allowed to hit fans. Fans think they can get away with anything, watch them talk shit when theres a 6'7 center coming at em with fists out.

  • Gatoxki PG

    Gatoxki PG

    3 months ago

    Cant wait trump leave the white house

  • Anthony Quick

    Anthony Quick

    3 months ago

    FUCK WHITE MEN THEY WANT EVERY ONE TO KISS THEIR WHITE ASS!! WESTBROOK SHOULD BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF THAT COWARD WHITE SON OF A BITCH!!

  • E LeGrande

    E LeGrande

    3 months ago

    Owners do not pay the players salary!!!

  • B NAKWAN BLACKMAN

    B NAKWAN BLACKMAN

    3 months ago

    PEACE THE BROTHER WESTBROOK IS RIGHT ON POINT IN HIS ACTION, FUCK THAT. THIS IS NOTHING NEW WITH THIS TYPE OF LANGUAGE FROM WHITE PEOPLE. I, AND MANY OTHER BROTHERS LIKE MYSELF WOULD HAVE SAID THE SAME THING, ON EVERYTHING I LOVE I'LL BEAT YOU AND YOUR WIFE RACISTS ASS UL WITH THE QUICKNESS.

  • Mad Max And Madi

    Mad Max And Madi

    3 months ago

    How about stop being so fucking sensitive Westbrook?

  • Jigz G

    Jigz G

    3 months ago

    Owners make money from fans Jalen. So yes Indirectly fans pay salaries. Otherwise you’re just 10 doods playing basketball in an empty gym

  • Jigz G

    Jigz G

    3 months ago

    I find it weird husband and wife are on this show now

  • Derrick Vineyard

    Derrick Vineyard

    3 months ago

    Everybody tonguing Ron Artest’s balls can stfu. Ron was too scared to go at Ben Wallace. Get off his dick.

  • Derrick Vineyard

    Derrick Vineyard

    3 months ago

    So deem the white guy racist without proof, but don’t get his side of the story. Sorry not good enough.

  • 200mphz06

    200mphz06

    3 months ago

    The NBA is racist.

  • 200mphz06

    200mphz06

    3 months ago

    Westbrook is a pussy.

  • Dee Jay

    Dee Jay

    3 months ago

    I work Security for games if this was done while I was there that fagget ass white racist bitch would have got fucked up and dragged out of the arena!!!!

  • j gee

    j gee

    3 months ago

    Jaylen said he wanted to break his neck

  • Jim case

    Jim case

    3 months ago

    Fan should've taken him up on it. Then sue his ass and take his money. Only in America.

  • Brett

    Brett

    3 months ago

    That was a deep ass story from Stephen A.

  • michig911

    michig911

    3 months ago

    Maybe Utahs team should be band from the nba and have all white players. Let’s see how far they will go

  • whowantsomeofDebo

    whowantsomeofDebo

    3 months ago

    Now he's a nobody be if it wasn't for the millions of nobodys none of these somebody's would a a job

  • Jesus Cesar Keepin It Real

    Jesus Cesar Keepin It Real

    3 months ago

    How are fans worse than no body smh races not acceptable after Mlk days and if your a races you have Inner self esteem and securities issues you have to work out amongst yourselfs

  • DJ Architect

    DJ Architect

    3 months ago

    NOBODY,? NOT GOING TO TAKE RACIST SLURS AND DON'T STAND UP FOR IT, RUSSELL FIGHT BACK✊✊✊✊

  • Cecilio Thomas

    Cecilio Thomas

    3 months ago

    he said, he is nobody, the fan, as a unic guy he is nobody, but he is a fan and collectively fans paid all those players salary..

  • Ozgur Serdar

    Ozgur Serdar

    3 months ago

    Did anybody notice that max is indirectly calling ordinary people “nobodies”

  • Derrick Vineyard

    Derrick Vineyard

    3 months ago

    Ozgur Serdar he’s an elitist asshole.

  • Deric Warchild

    Deric Warchild

    3 months ago

    lol nahh russ was actting hard in the paint, if he really was gnna do sumthing he should have lol, like metta did back in the day. hes all talk, but he do got a rite to defend himself thou. it is wat it is he felt some type of way thou..

  • That nigga bush from around the corner

    That nigga bush from around the corner

    3 months ago

    You know what leave your racist bullshit out of the NBA. The nba is not by any means a racist environment. I know there has always been racism in America , but no one can deny that the number of racist shenanigans has substantially risen since trump has evaded the white house. I mean they are everywhere! What the hell? Can we move on and stop the primitive racism? Stop teaching your children racism you dumb asses!

  • Lightningstriker1

    Lightningstriker1

    3 months ago

    Blaming the player for "responding" inappropriately is ridiculous coming from a white guy. An adrenaline-charged black athlete is going to react to a racially-slurred comment from a white American anywhere, any day. Whites are always at fault for feeling that they're the entitled pigs that they are.

  • Jerry Lockhart

    Jerry Lockhart

    3 months ago

    I'm from a town call Beat a bitch to sleep and that Utah fan would have made me take his ass on a little a visit to the city of My boot up yo white crakkka ass.

  • Robert Coca

    Robert Coca

    3 months ago

    The fans pay salaries get lost

  • Robert Coca

    Robert Coca

    3 months ago

    Ya hiding Russell threaten a women

  • Robert Coca

    Robert Coca

    3 months ago

    He responded to a women .he s nobody so u

  • Robert Coca

    Robert Coca

    3 months ago

    He threatened a women imagine the women he threatened was mob boss daughter or Putin or Trump daughter .he be knocked out

  • Robert Coca

    Robert Coca

    3 months ago

    Jalen he threatened a women who did not threaten him ur piece of garbage so russell

  • Marco Molito

    Marco Molito

    3 months ago

    What a shocker. Westbrook plays the race card because he can't control himself

  • corona Bery

    corona Bery

    3 months ago

    First, Westbrook is a coward who won’t actually risk anything. Second, let’s hope it does spark an ugly trend. Enough bullshit say what you want to this is America. Fuck Westbrook fucking candy ass🍆

  • Agent Orange

    Agent Orange

    3 months ago

    It didn't seem like it was that bad if there was no reactions from the crowd next to them or from the other players or the fact that that guy didn't get kicked out.

  • Steven Walker

    Steven Walker

    3 months ago

    For the life of me, I do not understand why any fan would even speak to or yell at any player unless they had something nice to say.

  • Kenge Norris

    Kenge Norris

    3 months ago

    I love Jalen Go Blue!

  • cool wolf

    cool wolf

    3 months ago

    These fan do this to try to get him to hit him and get paid

  • cool wolf

    cool wolf

    3 months ago

    Jalen your right 100

  • Jody Alexander

    Jody Alexander

    3 months ago

    Not a Westbrook fan, but side with him on this, some think because one makes doe he/she is suppose to compromise, fuck that,Russ would've been justified in fuckin that redneck and his trailer park wife up, fuck Max and his opinion, get what Jalen says

  • Michael Banks

    Michael Banks

    3 months ago

    They do this in Utah, Boston, and in Detroit honestly you play around and say something like that to me I'm beating your ass and God please get James Dolan off the Knicks

  • JJ ConJSJ

    JJ ConJSJ

    3 months ago

    If the guy was saying racist stuff then why were the other guys just chillin like nothings wrong. Westbrook just likes to make scenes

  • Jonathan Collins

    Jonathan Collins

    3 months ago

    Smith is wrong. Ask him, the media is never at fault or should be blamed for anything. Fact is, the media aired the interview with the guy. They didnt have to do that. Russ didnt put the guys face on TV. How is Smith and Max gonna tell another man how to react. Russell's reaction got the fan banned. So he did do the right thing.

  • Leon Archer

    Leon Archer

    3 months ago

    HELL YEAH BELL IS WORTH 20 MILLION.... IF YOU SAY NO, GO RUN THE DAM BALL AND THEN COME BACK AND TALK TO ME...

  • 5thGen

    5thGen

    3 months ago

    Grow the fck up Westbrook and worry about the game, you have to be professional nba player on and off the court. Think about your young fans and the kids parents. You lost fans bro, they look up to you and this is what you do?

  • Vee Yang

    Vee Yang

    3 months ago

    NBA needs to hire Ron Artest and let him loose on fans that wanna catch some hands when they're talking shit. Lol

  • Vee Yang

    Vee Yang

    3 months ago

    The NBA and Jazz organization investigated with other fans and video proving that fan lied also looked at his social media founding a lot of crap and evidence of his true fake ass self as he is actually a discriminating and racist character from his post! Great move Jazz organization, and NBA for leading in sports transparency and doing the right moral thing. Bitch fan ended up deleting his social media pages lol.

  • funkypluck

    funkypluck

    3 months ago

    Look at it like Pro Wrestling...They wanna be heckled...But when u take it to far it loses its hilarity....But in same token Utah fans are rude as Fuck...Go Thunder

  • Danny Kwong

    Danny Kwong

    3 months ago

    Cmon molly pls keep quiet.

  • will edwards

    will edwards

    3 months ago

    Hi, my name is "nobody" and I do pay the players salaries indirectly by my support of the game. Talk about gettin disrespected!!!

  • Bj Fowler

    Bj Fowler

    3 months ago

    Molly got her man back lol

  • Siegler Mariano

    Siegler Mariano

    3 months ago

    I'm not the biggest Russell Westbrook fan. but I'm on Russ on this one, dude keepin it real.

  • Ralph Wiggam

    Ralph Wiggam

    3 months ago

    So it's ok to threaten to kill a man and his wife? Cool ...

  • Snoleo Sports and entertainment

    Snoleo Sports and entertainment

    3 months ago

    And then a few days later a racist terrorist kills 50 people in a mosque in nz. Worst shooting in oceanian continental history.

  • James Matthews

    James Matthews

    3 months ago

    I remember hearing about a racial slur. The fan made a crude sexual comment but not a racial slur.

  • Depcom

    Depcom

    3 months ago

    I never did watch pro basketball. The game is just too boring to watch, and in my opinion it's not a mans game. It's a boy's game, played by little tall boys and watched by little short boys who are jealous of the little tall boys who play the game and wish they could be like the little tall boy's who play the game but can't because they are only little short boys who are addicted to sniffing the jock straps of the little tall boys who play the game. The moral of the story is if you're one of those little short boys who's addicted to sniffing the jock strap of your favorite little tall boy who plays pro basketball, just go to the game, take a seat, watch and don't talk shit but keep your mouth closed or cheer your favorite little tall boy on and just be happy that your favorite little tall boy allows your little short boy ass to sniff his jock strap.

  • RXONE

    RXONE

    3 months ago

    SAS suit pattern messing up the alternate field frame rate...

  • lyncolnsdad

    lyncolnsdad

    3 months ago

    Stephen nobody ask u about ya dumb ass story gtfoh

  • Mason Brandon35

    Mason Brandon35

    3 months ago

    Damn Molly U Even Cut Ur Husband Off..🙄🙄

  • TYRANTULA 44

    TYRANTULA 44

    3 months ago

    Agreed

  • Mason Brandon35

    Mason Brandon35

    3 months ago

    Utah Fan Wit A Jordan Jacket On..😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂GUMP

  • saj8

    saj8

    3 months ago

    The NBA waited too late to get Donald Sterling out of the league. The damage is already done.

  • Shantel Bowen

    Shantel Bowen

    3 months ago

    No max you're the nobody.

  • Shantel Bowen

    Shantel Bowen

    3 months ago

    @Grant420 I'm white. What a cute name. Your little sister give that to you? Go Trump.!!!! Shantel 421 lol

  • Grant420

    Grant420

    3 months ago

    You're racist

  • jaime lindsey

    jaime lindsey

    3 months ago

    No joke. I would vote Max Kellerman for President.2020

  • Blackn' Proud

    Blackn' Proud

    3 months ago

    I was persecuted in Utah . I'm a black man. The things I went through there I'm still suffering for to this day. Its racist . Let's not play around here. Plus that fan is racist af and also look who he works for. That's even more scary. SAS is so on point on this. Jalen is also.

  • Grant420

    Grant420

    3 months ago

    Let's be honest black people think all white people are racist but no black people are ever racist lol

  • Tony B

    Tony B

    3 months ago

    Ol Jalen's eyes keep goin back and forth at Molly for approval!!

  • CoupeDe Grace

    CoupeDe Grace

    3 months ago

    Stephen A. Is a puppet. Why is he bringing up a point like that. He is playing both sides of the line..😂😂😂

  • Jimmy

    Jimmy

    3 months ago

    Stephen a really said a lot of filler.

  • Moegee123 Nunny

    Moegee123 Nunny

    3 months ago

    Steven A always praising his white Daddy SMH boy we are lost af

  • AZFITNESS

    AZFITNESS

    3 months ago

    Jalen cant break that fans neck lol

  • JetStream EL34

    JetStream EL34

    3 months ago

    Fact 1: The fan told Russ to get on his knees like he used too. Fact 2: Russ states he believe it was racial. Fact 3: That is the only thing that Russ states that the fan said. Fact 4: Today, there are groups of ppl who accuse any white person of racism if they don't like what they say or even simply disagree with them. It is a weapon. Fact 5: Russ has made it clear he thinks most white ppl are racist. Therefore it influences everything that he hears. Fact 6: I'm 1/2 spanish 1/2 scottish w/ 1% African blood thrown in there, race baiters & those who see racism in everything they don't like and use it as a weapon, view me soley as white and racist. Fact 7: Obama is 50% white, 43% Arabic (not Africa), and only 7% African. His supporters themselves LABEL him as African. Fact 8: Facts aren't racist, truth isn't racist, telling someone to get on their knees isn't racist. Ask any african or african american why they call another man fagg0t, or even tell tell them to get on their kness or that they are gonna bend them over ...they will tell you it is to subjugate their masculinity. TRUTH. End of story. Fact 9: Listen to these people, here in this vid and out in society ...they tell us that if someone calls them names, that they should be able to physically assault them. And guess who "they" are. African Americans. Fact 10: Final Fact: Utah is a Liberal/Democratic hotbed, a stadium filled with fans who are are supposed to be the most tolerant. Imagine if the guy was a know Republican. THEN ...all of you would be calling all Republicans ...and White guys racists. If YOU can't understand and see how HYPOCRITICAL and ILLOGICAL your are ...you are legally insane. Side note: Remember I am half minority with 1% African blood, because the African Moors raped my home land of Spain for over 600 years. I don't blame any existing African or African American for that, they weren't there nor alive. I voted for Rand Paul, not Trump. I voted for Rand Paul b/c Rand tells the truth ...and takes the side of "truth" ...even opposing BOTH parties equally. He gets that logical/truthful reasoning from his dad Ron Paul who served in Congress for 37 years ...mostly as a Libertarian. So HOW are you gonna hate and attack me now for telln the truth? You CAN'T use the typical LABELS that you use as weapons on me b/c I am NOT those lables. Isn't it interesting that those screaming racism and tolerance are the ones who give the least tolerance and insist on "blood" if they choose to be "offended"? If you are SO offended by "words", I truly feel sorry for you and me. My parents taught me how to deal with ppl who "attack" me w bad words when I was in Kindergarten.

  • GB Ryan

    GB Ryan

    3 months ago

    Utah fans are racist. lmfao

  • LIFES TO SHORT

    LIFES TO SHORT

    3 months ago

    B.S. I'm of the school if you big enough to pass a lick, You big enough to take one...

  • Darnell Lewis

    Darnell Lewis

    3 months ago

    I support Russell

  • Ricardo Longoria

    Ricardo Longoria

    3 months ago

    Did I miss the investigation that proved the fan was being racist? Watching ESPN makes me feel I must have.

  • Ricardo Longoria

    Ricardo Longoria

    3 months ago

    Fotosynthesis858 Lol. You’re free to live your life worrying about skin color... I won’t join you.

  • Fotosynthesis858

    Fotosynthesis858

    3 months ago

    Ricardo Longoria I'm guessing you're white...

  • Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper

    Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper

    3 months ago

    Gotta start beating the shit outta these Pedophillic KKK Pink Incest Born Disease Carrying Devils. Flatout 😒

  • Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper

    Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper

    3 months ago

    @Grant420 after what white ppl have done to black ppl, and continue to do to black ppl... That's a compliment 😁. So thank you

  • Grant420

    Grant420

    3 months ago

    You're racist lol

  • R.D. SMITH

    R.D. SMITH

    3 months ago

    Once again you're expected to shut up and take the abuse.

  • Johnny Bones 216

    Johnny Bones 216

    3 months ago

    Another Jussie Smolett hoax

  • Nationof300

    Nationof300

    3 months ago

    Y’all bashing Westbrook for what he said but if this was the oLd DayS In bAskEtball like you old Mfs brag about then a player would’ve went up to the bleachers ready to fight. But Russ handle this situation with class but not beating the shit out of the fan

  • Erwin Johnson

    Erwin Johnson

    3 months ago

    In a situation like this you are paid top dollar to play basketball not too entertain bullshit from on Lookers c'mon Russell see nothing say nothing this is a bumb looking for attention

  • reggie santos

    reggie santos

    3 months ago

    Damn. Jalen Rose is getting it nightly from Molly

  • Ghost Ridah AK47

    Ghost Ridah AK47

    3 months ago

    Let's not bypass Jalen Rose fresh shape up. That thing sharp✔💯

  • Steve Kaufmann

    Steve Kaufmann

    3 months ago

    I dont believe russ. Watched dozens of videos guy doesnt say anything. I think Westbrook has a mental issue

  • Eulogia Carter

    Eulogia Carter

    3 months ago

    Noone even cares about westbrook you dont see lebron crying about it and hes litterally the most hated on

  • Thomas Wood

    Thomas Wood

    3 months ago

    2:40 why is he yelling? lol. Nothing like talking about something and that one person starts talking waaaaaayyyy to loud.

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