LeBron James Speaks On Incident That Left Russell Westbrook Bloodied

LeBron James has spoken out on the flagrant foul that left Russell Westbrook bleeding from the pinnacle on Saturday.

The incident occurred when Spurs large man Zach Collins caught Westbrook throughout the pinnacle collectively with his forearm whereas defending a put-again try.

“His well being is extra important than the sport of basketball,” James mentioned. “So simply tried to cease that and let the teaching workers do their job after we bought him over to the bench.

“I truly noticed the reduce proper when it occurred as quickly as he bought up off the floor and needed to, uh, needed to do one factor to Zach.

“…earlier than we turned teammates, we’ve always been like brothers, and funky, and issues of that nature,” James mentioned.

Collins was assessed a flagrant 2 foul, which comes with an ejection, whereas Westbrook was given a technical foul for his response.

“i used to be confused on that one myself,” Westbrook mentioned of his technical. “I wasn’t constructive why I bought one, however I’ll confirm with the league and discuss to them about it and we’re work out why that was. probably it was as a outcome of I in all probability hopped up or one factor. I’m not sure.”


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