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

  • Publikuar 12 Mar 2019
  • 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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  • Deric Warchild
    Deric Warchild Ditë më parë

    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..

  • Anti racist Bush
    Anti racist Bush Ditë më parë

    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 Ditë më parë

    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 Ditë më parë

    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 Ditë më parë

    The fans pay salaries get lost

  • Robert Coca
    Robert Coca Ditë më parë

    Ya hiding Russell threaten a women

  • Robert Coca
    Robert Coca Ditë më parë

    He responded to a women .he s nobody so u

  • Robert Coca
    Robert Coca Ditë më parë

    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 Ditë më parë

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

  • Bob Landers
    Bob Landers Ditë më parë

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

  • corona Bery
    corona Bery Ditë më parë

    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🍆

  • Ryan B
    Ryan B Ditë më parë

    So Jalen would have attempted to murder a dude for throwing a towel at him. It's a good thing he can't jump that high.

  • Agent Orange
    Agent Orange Ditë më parë

    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.

  • mybirdcansing
    mybirdcansing Ditë më parë

    It was also fortunate for the guy with that towel, that Jalen didn't yank him down and break his neck. :)

  • Steven Walker
    Steven Walker 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    I love Jalen Go Blue!

  • cool wolf
    cool wolf 2 ditë më parë

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

  • cool wolf
    cool wolf 2 ditë më parë

    Jalen your right 100

  • Jody Alexander
    Jody Alexander 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë


  • 5thGen
    5thGen 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    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 2 ditë më parë

    Cmon molly pls keep quiet.

  • will edwards
    will edwards 2 ditë më parë +1

    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 2 ditë më parë

    Molly got her man back lol

  • Siegler Mariano
    Siegler Mariano 2 ditë më parë +1

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

  • Snoleo Sports and entertainment

    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 ditë më parë +1

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

  • Depcom
    Depcom 3 ditë më parë

    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 3 ditë më parë

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

  • lyncolnsdad
    lyncolnsdad 3 ditë më parë

    Stephen nobody ask u about ya dumb ass story gtfoh

  • Mason Brandon35
    Mason Brandon35 3 ditë më parë

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

  • Mason Brandon35
    Mason Brandon35 3 ditë më parë

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

  • saj8
    saj8 3 ditë më parë

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

  • Shantel Bowen
    Shantel Bowen 3 ditë më parë

    No max you're the nobody.

    • Shantel Bowen
      Shantel Bowen 3 ditë më parë

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

    • Grant420
      Grant420 3 ditë më parë

      You're racist

  • jaime lindsey
    jaime lindsey 3 ditë më parë +1

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

  • Blackn' Proud
    Blackn' Proud 3 ditë më parë

    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 ditë më parë

      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 ditë më parë

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

  • CoupeDe Grace
    CoupeDe Grace 3 ditë më parë

    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 ditë më parë

    Stephen a really said a lot of filler.

  • Moegee123 Nunny
    Moegee123 Nunny 3 ditë më parë

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

    AZFITNESS 3 ditë më parë

    Jalen cant break that fans neck lol

  • JetStream EL34
    JetStream EL34 3 ditë më parë

    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 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 ditë më parë

    Utah fans are racist. lmfao

    LIFES TO SHORT 3 ditë më parë

    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 ditë më parë

    I support Russell

  • Ricardo Longoria
    Ricardo Longoria 3 ditë më parë +1

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

  • Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper
    Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper 3 ditë më parë

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

    • Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper
      Neanderthal&Sambo Stomper 3 ditë më parë

      +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 ditë më parë

      You're racist lol

  • R.D. SMITH
    R.D. SMITH 4 ditë më parë

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

  • Johnny Bones 216
    Johnny Bones 216 4 ditë më parë

    Another Jussie Smolett hoax

  • Nationof300
    Nationof300 4 ditë më parë

    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 4 ditë më parë

    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 4 ditë më parë

    Damn. Jalen Rose is getting it nightly from Molly

  • Ghost Ridah AK47
    Ghost Ridah AK47 4 ditë më parë

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

  • scoobydooby stevearooney
    scoobydooby stevearooney 4 ditë më parë +1

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

  • e728cw
    e728cw 4 ditë më parë +1

    Media censorship. Nice... Adolf Hitler also believed in the same thing.

  • Eulogia Carter
    Eulogia Carter 4 ditë më parë +1

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

  • Thomas Wood
    Thomas Wood 4 ditë më parë

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

  • moeOCTX
    moeOCTX 4 ditë më parë

    Jalen and Molly need their own show.

  • Roger Roomes
    Roger Roomes 4 ditë më parë

    I like that analogy Stevie A.

  • Vince Vargas
    Vince Vargas 4 ditë më parë

    Russ should be allowed to Fart in the hecklers face🌰

  • Carl Parish
    Carl Parish 4 ditë më parë

    It’s a good thing the media expose this racist man face for the world to see. He doesn’t have a white KKK white bed sheet to hide under.

  • Subie Fo Sho
    Subie Fo Sho 4 ditë më parë

    Steph A you keep saying that Russell is a bulldog...he was acting and talking like one! Max every fan is somebody just coz he aint infront of camera or part of media.

  • Benjamin Cynthia
    Benjamin Cynthia 4 ditë më parë

    Jalen Rose, your points are so pungent and that is what fans think practically which the NBA needs to clear that so that some buffoons wont be coming to games with entitlement mentality towards players.

  • Don Pearson
    Don Pearson 4 ditë më parë +1

    Done with the NBA

  • basher basher
    basher basher 4 ditë më parë +2

    Stephen & Jalen only care about racism if its against them.

  • David Tree
    David Tree 4 ditë më parë

    Wheres the audio of Keisel making this statement? Oh. Its not on the audio is it. I hope Keisel sues Westbrook and The Utah Jazz. The NBA is shit.

  • Gabriel Afonso
    Gabriel Afonso 4 ditë më parë

    Stephen A’s jacket has me tripping balls

  • Gregory McGilvray
    Gregory McGilvray 4 ditë më parë +1

    What do you expect from a lowlife white trash Mormon male. The Morons ( leave the m out to best describe them lol) are some of the most sexually deviant & disguisting pieces of human excrement in the entire country and so typical of the white trash filled in termountain west. Obliterate that subhuman state are off the face of the earth ASAP!

    • Grant420
      Grant420 3 ditë më parë

      You're racist maybe you should be wiped off the planet

  • TheHound
    TheHound 4 ditë më parë +1

    Russie Smollett

  • cloudydog
    cloudydog 4 ditë më parë

    why dont we have a zoomed in shot on the girl?

  • KooKoo Bananas
    KooKoo Bananas 4 ditë më parë

    Slander ? Like what lebron James did to football team owners and nothing happened to him?

  • Auto Matic
    Auto Matic 4 ditë më parë +1

    It happens everywhere. Not just in the NBA.

  • lethalfatality
    lethalfatality 4 ditë më parë

    When your white and go to a basketball game 🤦‍♂️

  • pablo aguayo
    pablo aguayo 4 ditë më parë +1

    & if that "fan's wife" Did throw some vulgar slurs at Westbrook... She should have consequences as well, regardless of her gender

  • pablo aguayo
    pablo aguayo 4 ditë më parë +3

    EVERYONE (4) in this video are WRONG!..
    Westbrook is gonna react how ever he may come off!...
    It's easy for these speakers to say "Russel should of done this & act like that" Kind of BS when in reality that's not helping much!..
    Sometimes, these "fans" Need to be exposed!
    Russel did ok by standing up for his! & that's how it should be, regardless of how people criticizes it!

    III BAKURYU III 4 ditë më parë

    'salt" lake, indeed

  • Joe Lilley
    Joe Lilley 4 ditë më parë

    Yeah the owner pays the players salary but if it wasn't for fans then there wouldn't even be a team or paychecks to be paid to players lmfao. I think the guy who said that shit to Westbrook is a douche bag, but idk why these guys keep calling this guy a fan when it obviously didn't seem lol he was one lol.

  • Joe Lilley
    Joe Lilley 4 ditë më parë

    I think a big problem in all these sports leagues is that they have the damn power to fine you like they are the cops. Westbrook didn't do anything illegal and he's a grown ass man so he can to how he wants and the NBA needs to mind their own business I say.

    • Joe Lilley
      Joe Lilley 3 ditë më parë

      +Grant420 yeah but this so.called customer was banned for life and Russel Westbrook wasn't fired.

    • Grant420
      Grant420 3 ditë më parë

      A lot of jobs would fire you for threatening customers but whatever lol

  • Brandon Thomas
    Brandon Thomas 4 ditë më parë

    Jalen Rose must get a line up everyday lol

  • RodeoSpoter
    RodeoSpoter 4 ditë më parë +2

    Very well said from good old Detroit from Jalen Rose! You see how polite the fan is now lol

  • EminemKTMSouljah
    EminemKTMSouljah 4 ditë më parë

    Russell westbrook = Jussie smollet

  • He hit me Kinda hard
    He hit me Kinda hard 4 ditë më parë

    Jalen rose look like spencer dinwiddie

  • Shawn Caughey
    Shawn Caughey 4 ditë më parë

    I can understand most of the point given. I dont agree with all of them, but I understand. but what this speech near the end of thid video talking about the entertainment factor of the NBA (Who is he fooling) and did he actually make the statement "The popularity of the NBA is at an All-Time High"???? That Blatant Lie couldnt be farther from the truth. The NBA Entertainment Factor and Popularity are at ALL-TIME LOW'S! With NO signs of rebounding. Situations like the one with Westbrook may lead to this league EXTINCTION

  • texican
    texican 4 ditë më parë +1

    So everyone’s going to ignore the many altercations Russ has had with fans. It’s a nonstop thing with this sensitive guy. He’s always in his feelings and is always fighting with fans. He got caught again for the like the millionth time and now is trying to play the victim

  • D G
    D G 4 ditë më parë +2

    Have you seen grown men dressing like females? That's an ugly trend.

  • Brian Chambers
    Brian Chambers 4 ditë më parë +1

    We do pay NBA players salary. Yeah the owner pays him but how does the owner get the money to pay them? The fans buying their shit.

  • Frantz Fuller
    Frantz Fuller 4 ditë më parë

    Pay your ticket to watch the game..
    don’t tell Westbrook how to react.

  • robotnik77
    robotnik77 4 ditë më parë

    Let's hear the audio of the fan; why won't they play it? it would make it easier for us to know how bad he is. First of all, I don't like taunts directed to the players of the other team, even if they're not that bad. It's boorish - but we should be able to hear a racist remark, if in fact, he made one. He made a claim that he didn't. So let's hear it.

  • Fabrice Dispot
    Fabrice Dispot 4 ditë më parë +1

    Jalen needs a tie! That’s fugly as hell...

  • Fabrice Dispot
    Fabrice Dispot 4 ditë më parë +1

    F... Russ...who is he anyway? Without fans he ain’t s... !

  • Natanael Mercado
    Natanael Mercado 4 ditë më parë

    Racist shit should not be tolerated. But talking trash??? Thats always been fun to do. Ever been to a redsox vs yankees game? Fans always talk trash its part of the sport. Yelling jeter sucks or A rod is a fag ect was fun. Lmao but assualting or saying racist shit i can understand. Westbrook is so damn sensitive. Im sorry not that long ago he almost went in on a 10 year old fan lmao he trys to always act hard and be a tough guy for no reason. I wouldnt even respond to fans heckling. Notice its only westbrook getting into these controversies, nobody else. You know why??? Cuz westbrook is talented but he is a total duechebag and stay talking reckless trash on the court. Fans hate him. Thats why. Last year playoffs perfect example. The guy bitches and gets mad when fans talk shit about his bitchyness

  • Del Goodrich
    Del Goodrich 4 ditë më parë

    More security around the players come on NBA commissioner

  • Jimlisa walker
    Jimlisa walker 4 ditë më parë +1

    Russ was completely wrong. Yes, the fan was disrespectful with a racist yell out. However, dear old Russ is the highly paid professional in this situation, therefore, there is a far greater responsibility on his part to ignore the hate and take the high road. And the idea of racism as his defense is lame at best.

    • Grant420
      Grant420 3 ditë më parë

      That's the first thing every black person says racism

  • OlokunSG1
    OlokunSG1 4 ditë më parë

    He shouldn't respond that way, wtf...he has the right...look at how they treat black players in European Football. This is a systemic thing that happens globally. FIFA has had many campaigns to stomp racism out of the sport, and clubs could be fined if their fans commit a racist act. Fix it America; a man can only take so much, his response was warranted. That white report needs to get off his high horse because he would never ever be racial targeted.

    • Grant420
      Grant420 3 ditë më parë

      Maybe you're racist