Following the incident, Westbrook and his fellow players have expressed their outrage.
Westbrook said “To be completely honest, this s*** is getting out of hand, especially for me”, ESPN reports.
“The amount of disrespect, the amount of fans just doing whatever the f*** they want to do, it’s just out of pocket.”
LeBron James has called for footage of the fan to be revealed.
By the way WE AS THE PLAYERS wanna see who threw that popcorn on Russ while he was leaving the game tonight with a injury!! There’s cameras all over arenas so there’s no excuse! Cause if the ? was on the other ??.? #ProtectOurPlayers
— LeBron James (@KingJames) May 27, 2021
Team mate Bradley Beal calls the action of the fan “disgusting.”
Wizard’s staff members and arena security had to hold back the point guard as the fan was removed from the arena.
Players have called out for arena’s to protect the players.
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