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Russell Westbrook may suffer consequences after 16th technical foul


Oklahoma City Thunders superstar Russell Westbrook is in big trouble after getting his 16th technical foul during their game against Golden State Warriors, Sunday (Manila time).

Westbrook bumped into Warriors’ Klay Thompson and the refs gave him the foul. Things will be serious as he could face a suspension and a fine for receiving numerous technical fouls this season.

If the league doesn’t rescind the pronouncement, the Thunders guard may face a one-game suspension and might be fined US$5,000.

Westbrook is one of the main guns for OKC as he is averaging a triple-double for the third straight season with 23.3 points, 11.1 rebounds and 10.5 assists.

His uncertain punishment will exact a heavy price for the team as the Thunders are battling for home-court advantage coming into the playoffs. (Janiel Abby Toralba)