first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook walks down the court in the final seconds of Game 2 of the team’s NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Houston. Houston won 115-111. APNEW YORK—Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Friday for using inappropriate language during a post-game interview session, the league announced.Westbrook uttered a profanity in comments following the Thunder’s 115-111 playoff loss at Houston on Wednesday, a defeat that gave the Rockets a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven first round series that continues Friday at Oklahoma City.ADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Westbrook was fined $25,000 last year for cursing at a spectator who was heckling him during a first-round playoff series against Dallas.Westbrook led the NBA in scoring this season with 31.6 points a game and also averaged 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per contest, joining Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history to average a triple double for an entire season. He also had 42 triple doubles this season to break Robertson’s record for the most in a single campaign.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcoscenter_img Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte LATEST STORIES Thomas, top-seeded Celtics bounce back against Bulls MOST READ SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test READ: Rockets overcome Westbrook’s 51, take 2-0 lead over ThunderWestbrook scored 51 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off 13 assists in the loss, setting a club playoff one-game scoring record and producing the most points in any triple-double in playoff history.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnBut when asked about his statistics during a post-game news conference televised live by several media outlets, Westbrook said, “I don’t give a f*ck about my line.”Asked about the fine after practice Friday, Westbrook said, “If somebody is cussing me, I hope they get it too. I’m OK with it. I’ll take it.” Canadian military mobilized to help Newfoundland dig out View commentslast_img

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