During the Philadelphia 76ers’ 120-95 win over the Washington Wizards in Game 2 on Wednesday, Russell Westbrook had to be held back by security after a contentious interaction sparked by a fan at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The fan dumped popcorn on the Washington point guard’s head as limped back into the locker room tunnel with an apparent ankle injury early in the fourth quarter.
Take a look at what happened:
Russell Westbrook appeared to have popcorn poured on his head by a fan on his way to the locker room with an apparent injury.
“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 league said in a statement.