FANS GONE WILD: 76ers BAN Fan Who Threw Popcorn On Russell Westbrook Indefinitely + Knicks Indefinitely BAN Fan Who Spit On Trae Young

NBA fans are losing it in the stands! And now the teams are laying the smack down on fans who violate the ballers. Deets on separate incidents that involve Wizards baller Russell Westbrook and Atlanta Hawks player Trae Young inside….

Chile, what is up with these NBA fans? They are literally losing it in the stands, causing them to lose privileges. And large amounts of fans were JUST let back into arenas a week ago for playoffs.

The Philadelphia 76ers and the New York Knick have banned fans and issued apologies for foolywang material that popped off at opposing players during NBA playoff games.

During last night’s matchup between the Wizards and the 76ers, Russell Westbrook got hurt. As he was being escorted off the court into the locker room with a twisted ankle, a fan poured popcorn on his head, which caused Russell to go into a rage. Coaches held him back as he tried to jump into the stands to handle the fan who disrespected him.

Check it:

Russ got heated after a fan threw popcorn at him pic.twitter.com/XyMRUxUVwc

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) May 27, 2021

And here’s a slowed down version of the fan dumping the popcorn on Russ:

This fan should never be permitted in a #Sixers game ever again after throwing popcorn on Russell Westbrook while leaving court with injury. And they can track his ass down. No class! pic.twitter.com/ra029MaBDF

— Howard Eskin (@howardeskin) May 27, 2021

Here’s the thing, fans KEEP doing disrespectful ish to players and Russ is sick of it. During his post-game, he aired out his frustrations about fans being disrespectful and doing whatever they want.

"This s–t is getting out of hand."

Russ sounds off after a fan dumped popcorn on him in Philly. *NSFW* pic.twitter.com/uWyWCyfR9r

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) May 27, 2021

“Unfortunately, I was leaving off and I felt popcorn on top of my head. To be completely honest, man, this s— is getting out of hand,” Westbrook said. “Especially for me, the amount of disrespect, the amount of fans just doing whatever the f— they want to do. …”

”In any other setting, I’m all for fans enjoying the game. It’s part of sports, I get it. But there are some things that cross the line,” he continued.

Peep the clip above.

Before the 76ers announced their decision, Los Angeles Lakers baller LeBron James and Russ’ Wizards teammate Bradley Beal called for the NBA to better protect its players

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

Nice to see the 76ers took action against the fan.

By the way, rapper Meek Mill was also in the mix with his REFORM Alliance team, Robert Kraft, Michael Rubin and more:

 

 
 

 

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Meanwhile in Atlanta…

Knicks fan spits on Trae Young.

This is getting out of hand. pic.twitter.com/Rp8op8xQxR

— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) May 27, 2021

Not long after Westbrook’s incident, a video of a fan spitting on Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young during Game 1 of the NBA playoffs against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Peep the clip above (look fast because it happens really quickly). WTH is wrong with people?!

Below are more receipts of the spitting action:

For the people who can’t see it… And yes it’s most definitely spit and it’s vile what that "fan" did pic.twitter.com/ZTEhoZvgP7

— Unbiased Biased Sports Take (@_UnbiasedBiased) May 27, 2021

Got em! pic.twitter.com/fkxuheqBX5

— regular bum (@regularbum) May 27, 2021

According to the Knicks, they have banned the fan indefinitely from the Garden. They also issued an apology to Trae.:

pic.twitter.com/wp86ur5J1s

— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) May 27, 2021

Trae reacted to the spitting drama:

Keep ya mask on my boy#ThatsJustChildish

— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) May 27, 2021

 

“IM ME, I DO ME, AND I CHILL”
S/o KD.

— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) May 27, 2021

 

It seems fans have forgotten how to act in the arena post-COVID…well, amid COVID. It’s not gone yet, but restrictions are being lifted.

The NBA said that its rules on fan behavior will be “vigorously enforced in order to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all involved.”

“The return of more NBA fans to our arenas has brought great excitement and energy to the start of the playoffs, but it is critical that we all show respect for players, officials and our fellow fans,” the NBA said.

Yeah, this type of behavior is unacceptable and we’re glad the league is checking folks who violate.

Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

LeBron James & Russell Westbrook Are Working On Separate Black Wall Street Documentaries + Trump Will ‘Celebrate’ Juneteenth In Tulsa, With A Rally

LeBron James and Russell Westbrook are working on documentaries to tell the story about Black Wall Street. And it’s much needed. Deets on their separate projects, plus more on Trump’s return to the campaign trail in Tulsa (of all places) on Juneteenth inside…

LeBron James and Russell Westbrook are working on two separate projects to tell “the story of the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.” And it def needs to be told to the masses.

June 1st marked the 99th anniversary of the “Tulsa Race Massacre,” which was arguably the worst act of racial violence in the United States. Back in 1921, a white group invaded “Black Wall Street,” the wealthiest black community in the U.S., and ultimately destroyed the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hundreds of Black people were murdered and their businesses were burned down the ground. The Tusla race massacre became a hot topic again when HBO highlighted the horrific event in the opening scene of “The Watchmen."

Now, LeBron James and his business partner Maverick Carter will share the important moment in history in an upcoming documentary via their SpringHill Entertainment production company. “Bad Rap” producer Salima Koroma will be directing and executing producing.

Salima took to Twitter to remind everyone that Black Wall Street isn’t just black history, it’s American history. And here we are almost 100 later, STILL fighting racism.

The Tulsa Race Massacre is not just a black story but American history. The fabric of this country is soaked in racism and today 99 years later, we’re still fighting for change. That’s why I’m partnering with @SpringHillEnt to tell the story of Black Wall Street

— salima the creator (@limacake) June 1, 2020

ABSOLUTELY EMPOWER @limacake!! Thank you https://t.co/sUmVqLDanE

— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 1, 2020

”We are still here fighting for the same things,” Maverick Carter wrote on Instagram, referencing the ongoing George Floyd protests. “Thank you (Salima Koroma) for partnering with us on telling this American story which remains to be an American problem Not just a black problem.”

 

 
 

 

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We are still here fighting for the same things. Thank you @limacake for partnering with us on telling this American story which remains to be an American problem Not just a black problem @springhillent

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Deadline shared some details about how the massacre came about:

On May 30, 1921, Memorial Day, Dick Rowland, a 19-year-old black man working as a shoeshiner, rode the only elevator of a nearby building to use the top-floor restroom, designated for black people. The only other person in the elevator was Sarah Page, a 17-year-old white girl who was the elevator operator on duty. What happened inside the elevator was never officially established — one of the most circulated versions involves Rowland tripping and instinctively grabbing Page’s arm, prompting her to scream — and Page did not press charges, but the low-key accident ignited the simmering racial tension in the city.

On June 1, 1921, white rioters descended on Greenwood, looting and burning black houses and businesses. Martial law was declared and the National Guard was brought in. When it was all over, 35 city blocks had been burned down, over 800 people were treated for injuries. At the time, 36 deaths were reported, most of them African American. Historians now believe as many as 300 people may have been killed, according to .the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum.

King James isn’t the only NBA baller planning to tell the Black Wall Street story…

 

 
 

 

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-It’s impossible for you to understand what happen today if you don’t understand the past- LETS CONTINUE TO FIGHT. #blacklivesmatter

A post shared by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Jun 7, 2020 at 4:38pm PDT

 

NBA star Russell Westbrook is reportedly producing a documentary series about the 1921 Tulsa race massacre. Russell – who spent 11 years with the Oklahoma City Thunder before he was traded to the Houston Rockets in 2019 – will be the executive producer for an upcoming series titled "Terror In Tulsa: The Rise And Fall Of Black Wall Street." He’s joining forces with documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson and the production company Blackfin.

 

#terrorintulsa #blackwallstreet pic.twitter.com/BcJCzJHS0N

— Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) June 10, 2020

"When I learned about the heartbreaking events that happened in Tulsa nearly 100 years ago, I knew this was a story I wanted to tell," Russell wrote in a tweet that was accompanied with a picture of himself protesting with Black Lives Matter. "It’s upsetting that the atrocities that transpired then, are still so relevant today. It’s important we uncover the buried stories of African Americans in this country. We must amplify them now more than ever if we want to create change moving forward."

We’ll keep you posted on when these projects are set to drop.

 

BREAKING: The First Trump Rally in the return to the campaign trail will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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— Benny (@bennyjohnson) June 10, 2020

 

In other news, Trump decided he will make his return to the campaign trail since Coronavirus, hosting his first rally in months on June 19th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Of all places. He’s "celebrating" Juneteenth in Tusla in the wake of ongoing protests and unrest following the death of George Floyd. 

 

 
 

 

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Tulsa was the site of one of the most vicious acts of racial violence in American history and Trump is celebrating Juneteenth there this month. This, after he’s already called for his base to "rise up" against protestors.  So we can expect some possible clashes in Tulsa this month.

His coded language and coded actions were indeed made to threated the black community and anyone who dared to protest against his bigotry and police injustice.  We’re not even surprised. 

 

Photos: Getty/Tulsa Historical Society