After picking up back-to-back technical fouls to earn an ejection midway through the third quarter of Thursday night’s 114-80 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook voiced frustration and said he was being officiated differently from other players.
“Honestly, I don’t know, man. Honestly, it’s crazy to be ejected like that, especially when I didn’t do nothing,” Westbrook said. “It’s just crazy, man. Especially for me, because I feel like I don’t get the benefit of the doubt most of the time, especially throughout the game with refs.
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This was an odd night for Russell Westbrook, well beyond his getting ejected from a lopsided loss.
“I get so many techs just for talking. I can’t even say nothing when I’m getting hammered every time I go to the damn basket throughout the games and previous games. Not tonight, but every night. I just don’t get ref’d the same way as other people, and I don’t