Jazz owner Miller addresses fans after Westbrook encounter | AP sports

Ruben Hill
March 15, 2019

A group of Utah Jazz fans hopes to raise $25,000 for the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ civil rights advocacy group, following the incident at Vivint Arena earlier this week where Westbrook was heckled by a Jazz fan.

"When bad incidents like Monday night happen, it not only affects the player it's directed at, it also affects our players". Fans who hear or witness inappropriate behavior should text the arena's text line at 801-901-8111, the email says. I never said a swear word to him, and she never said anything or got out of her seat.

"I am extremely disappointed that one of our quote "fans" conducted himself in such a way as to offend not only a guest in our arena, but also me personally, my family, our organization, the community, our players and you, as the best fans in the NBA", Miller said in her address.

Additionally, the fan was banned for life by the Jazz, although he said he is planning to file a lawsuit against Westbrook. "That's the same thing I value, it's just the respect thing of the game and people's professions". "I'd rather not get into [where]". The problem is fans sitting close to the court voicing more than just displeasure towards the actual game. But when disrespectful stuff happens like that, I mean, it's going to warrant a reaction.

"He just went nuts", Keisel told ESPN.

"He had ice or heat, I said "sit down and ice your knees, bro", and he said "that's heat, that's heat". She never stood up.

"I'm not afraid of the guy". Come on up. But when you threaten a woman that's 5 feet tall and 110 pounds, you're a big man.

This is not the first time Westbrook has had a run in with a Utah Jazz fan. "So this guy needs to be exposed".

Will came away very impressed with Morant's court vision, saying the 20 year old point guard has a unique ability to spot open teammates and deliver the ball in a manner that allows them to get a shot off easily.

"I didn't confront fans; fans confronted me", Westbrook said after the April game. And while there were no statistics pointing to the racial makeup of fans who attend National Basketball Association games, the analytics-driven website FiveThirtyEight found that more than 45 percent of National Basketball Association fans were white. It allows players to showcase their talents, it allows fans to encourage, appreciate, cheer for, and enjoy those who share those talents with us.

Phoenix would likely take Morant if they get the 2nd, 3rd or 4th pick, while the Knicks and Cavs will probably pass since they both acquired young point guards in the past year in Dennis Smith Jr. and Collin Sexton, respectively. "It's truly disrespectful to the game, man".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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