VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Auto
Golf
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Jazz owner addresses fans post-Westbrook

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller released a statement and spoke to the crowd prior to a game Thursday night to address a heated verbal altercation between Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook and a fan earlier in the week.

Advertisement

Utah permanently banned the fan from all arena events, and Westbrook was fined $25,000 by the league for a shouting match Tuesday night.

Miller, who has owned the Jazz for 34 years with her late husband Larry, implored the crowd to do better and said, ''We are not a racist community'' before a 120-100 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

She implored fans to enjoy the competition and cheer the Jazz as loudly as ever but cautioned, ''No one wins when respect goes away.''

Players from both teams listened intently and applauded the speech.

---

More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP-Sports

Copyright 2019 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
· Mejia: Monday's Essentials
· Akins: Hoop Trends - Monday
· BetDSI: Monday's Top Action
· Bookmaker: Monday's Top Wager
· News: Win Total Betting Update
· Former Knicks player Cal Ramsey dies
· NBA playoff races are winding down
· Bulls shut down Carter Jr., Hutchison
· Kushner purchases minority stake in Grizz
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NBA Pro Basketball Expert Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NBA Hot Streaks
7-1 G-Plays, 22-7 Picks, +2,538 TY
12-1 L5 Days, 18-6 Run, 6-1 GPlays
4-0 L4, 8-1 Picks, 3-0 G-Plays
5-1 L6, 13-5 Run, 31-8 Totals
9-3 L9 Days, 7-2 Guarantees
5-0 L5 Guarantees, 11-3 L14 Picks
4-0 L4, 19-5 Picks, 16-5 G-Plays
29-14 Last 43 NBA Totals
2-0 Sunday, 8-2 L10 G-Plays
27-9 L36 G-Plays, 39-16 L55 Picks
+1,909 Net Profits This Year
10-4 Last 14 NBA Selections
8-4 L12 G-Plays, 11-6 L17 Picks
13-5 Last 18 NBA Totals
5-1 L6 Guaranteed Plays
NBA Pro Basketball Expert Sports Picks
2018 NBA SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 3122
Joe Nelson + 2538
ASA + 2337
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 1075
NeiltheGreek + 998
Bill Marzano + 754
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
ASA 61 %
Joe Nelson 60 %
Kyle Hunter 58 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Nelson + 2561
ASA + 1685
Stephen Nover + 677
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bill Marzano + 2019
Alex Smart + 1438
Joe Williams + 1077
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 1960
Micah Roberts + 1574
Jimmy Boyd + 1262
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10% off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership