Russell Westbrook has been known to act erratically from time to time with reporters and teammates. There was the on-court incident with Thabo Sefolosha followed by the bench outbreak and subsequent exit to the locker room. That was followed up with the Craig Sager “If that’s what you say, bruh” interview, and most recently the “Ya’ll n—-s trippin’” conclusion to a postgame. Wednesday night after a home win over the Jazz, Westbrook accomplished another “moment”, although not caught on camera but described by Royce Young of Daily Thunder.
According to Royce Young of Daily Thunder:
After the game while the media waited for the players to dress, a reporter was sitting in a chair in front of Daniel Orton’s locker, who obviously is not here. Russell Westbrook walked in, saw it and immediately called the reporter out and saying loudly in front of everyone, “Those are for the players.” Everyone tried to awkwardly laugh it off, but Russ wasn’t kidding. A PR person came over and ask