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Spitting, sexist comments, and food tossing: NBA harshly punishes misconduct by fans
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Spitting, sexist comments, and food tossing: NBA harshly punishes misconduct by fans

The return of the fans to the pavilions of the NBA it is giving more of a headache to the teams and to the NBA itself. The first notable incident was that of the Philadelphia 76ers fan who threw a bowl of popcorn at Russell Westbrook as he walked injured to the locker room. However, in the Madison Square Garden He went further and a New York Knicks fan has been banned for life after spitting on Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young. "The return of more NBA fans to our pavilions has brought a lot of excitement and energy to the start of the playoffs, but it is essential that we all show respect to the players, the officials and the fans themselves.", explains the League itself in a state...
A fan throws popcorn at Westbrook and he has to be restrained not to go after him: "It’s getting out of control"
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A fan throws popcorn at Westbrook and he has to be restrained not to go after him: "It’s getting out of control"

The star base of the Washington Wizards, Russell Westbrook, had to be detained this Wednesday by the security personnel of the Wells Fargo Center, in Philadelphia, when a spectator threw popcorn at his head as he left the field injured.To Westbrook, even though he went out limping visibly Because of the sprained right ankle that he had suffered at the beginning of the fourth period, he forgot the pain and became a force difficult to control.With 10:28 remaining in the fourth quarter and the Wizards trailing the Sixers by 17 points in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff first-round tie, Westbrook stepped on the foot of the Sixers' Turkish forward Furkan Korkmaz, Y sprained ankle.When he lef...
The Wizards destroy the Pacers and qualify for the NBA playoffs
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The Wizards destroy the Pacers and qualify for the NBA playoffs

The Wizards, who were eighth of the East in the regular phase, will face the Philadelphia 76ers of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, leaders of the conference, starting Sunday in the first round of the playoffs.Russell Westbrook during the third quarter.Tommy GilliganUSA TODAY Sports From the hand of Russell Westbrook Y Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards crushed 142-115 this Thursday Indiana Pacers and they made the last ticket to the playoffs in the 'play in' of the Eastern conference of the NBA. The Wizards, who were eighth of the East in the regular phase, will face the first round of the playoffs on Sunday. Philadelphia 76ers from Joel Embiid Y Ben Simmons, conference leaders. Before his hobby, Westbrook (18 points and 15 assists) and Beal (25 and 4) did not miss this second opportun...
Jayson Tatum to El Comercio: “We will need to work hard to beat Nets in PlayOffs”
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Jayson Tatum to El Comercio: “We will need to work hard to beat Nets in PlayOffs”

Boston Celtics It was more than his problems, he defeated Washington Wizards in the Play-In and qualified for the playOffs of the NBA. Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker combined to score 79 of the 118 points scored by the team of Brad Stevens, who will have to face Brooklyn Nets in the first round. Both players spoke with El Comercio about the matches to come against the team of Kevin Durant, James Harden Y Kyrie Irving. SIGHT: Lakers vs. Warriors: how and where to SEE the duel LeBron James vs. Stephen Curry for NBA Play-InSIGHT: Nikola Jokic to El Comercio: "In PlayOffs we have to be more aggressive on defense"The format of this season of the NBA presented a tournament Play-In to determine the last two playoffs. Usually, the top eight of each conference got their guaranteed tickets ...
Scott Brooks to El Comercio: “Russell Westbrook is one of the greatest in the entire history of the NBA”
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Scott Brooks to El Comercio: “Russell Westbrook is one of the greatest in the entire history of the NBA”

Washington Wizards started the regular season of the NBA With five consecutive defeats, he finished January with a record of four wins and 12 losses and by the end of March, he had 29 losses. The qualification to the PlayOffs seemed utopian. However, by the hand of an inspired Russell Westbrook, the capital team had 12 victories in April and finished with five victories in May to qualify for the Play-In and have a great chance of reaching the postseason when they face the Boston Celtics tonight. El Comercio spoke with the coach Scott Brooks about what this challenge represents and what it means to have a player like Russell Westbrook.SIGHT: Nikola Jokic to El Comercio: "In PlayOffs we have to be more aggressive on defense"Washington Wizards will face in the TD Garden Boston Celtics (t...
Russell Westbrook is NBA history: beat Oscar Robertson’s ‘unattainable’ triple-doubles record
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Russell Westbrook is NBA history: beat Oscar Robertson’s ‘unattainable’ triple-doubles record

At 32, the Wizards star reached 182 triple-doubles during his career, surpassing a legendary mark.Westbrook, during the Wizards' final game.Casey SykesAFPRussell Westbrook is the new leader in triple-doubles in NBA history, breaking the record held by the legendary Oscar Robertson for 47 years and long considered unattainable.The Wizards star reached 182 triple-doubles during his career in Monday's loss to the Atlanta Hawks (125-124). At 32, he still has a few seasons ahead of him to fatten his brand in this complicated statistic, which in recent years is ceasing to be a rarity due to the versatility of figures like Westbrook himself. LeBron James o Luka Doncic. A triple double is achieved when a player combines in the same match double digits in three categories, which are usually point...
Russell Westbrook breaks record from 47 years ago, but loses his team
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Russell Westbrook breaks record from 47 years ago, but loses his team

ATLANTA.- Russell Westbrook broke the record of Oscar Robertson 47 years ago with the most triple-doubles in the history of the NBA, but missed the triple potential of victory in the match in which the Wizards from Washington on Monday 125-124 fell to the Hawks de Atlanta.Westbrook he reached 182 triple-doubles by picking up a rebound with 8:29 left. The nine times chosen to Stars game Y Most valuable Player in 2016-17 he finished with 28 points, 13 boards and 21 assists, taking the weight of the team in the absence of Bradley Beal, the league's second-highest scorer.Bring young he made 36 points and John Collins added 28 for the Hawks, who approached mid-game of the Knicks from New York, in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Washington is tenth in the It is, what it would give to th...
The Lakers extend their losing streak and Marc Gasol remains in the shadows
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The Lakers extend their losing streak and Marc Gasol remains in the shadows

Once again the combination of guard Bradley Beal and the point guard Russell Westbrook, who recovered the triple-double path, was the key that allowed the Washington Wizards to win 116-107 against the inconsistent Los Angeles Lakers, who continue to lose without the star forward LeBron James.The loss was the fourth suffered by the Lakers (36-26) in the last five games played, which increasingly move them away from being among the four best in the Western Conference.While the Wizards (28-34) are closer to securing a pass to the play-in of the Eastern Conference when consolidating in the tenth position.Beal finished as the leading scorer with 27 points, including three triples, also keeping him a...