Mitt Romney Taunts Russell Westbrook After Picking Up His 4th Foul vs. Jazz

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistApril 24, 2018

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Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook picked up four fouls during the first half of Monday's playoff game against the Utah Jazz, and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney was courtside at Vivint Smart Home Arena to remind him.

Romney was notably wearing a No. 5 Jazz jersey, which wasn't in support of an individual player. Rather, the No. 5 represented the 5 For The Fight cause, which is a charity attempting to eradicate cancer.

It wasn't all bad for Westbrook considering he scored 15 points and dished out three assists in the opening two quarters, but he was overaggressive in his matchup with Ricky Rubio, picking up the fourth foul by charging through him on the offensive end.

It was no surprise Westbrook was particularly physical with the Jazz point guard considering he said he was "gonna shut that s--t off next game" after Rubio notched a triple-double in Game 3, per Royce Young of ESPN.com.

Rubio had six points and three assists in the first half as his Jazz attempted to seize a commanding 3-1 lead in the first-round battle.


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