Russell Westbrook's behavior at press conferences is 'uncalled for' - Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published on Apr 22, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Russell Westbrook's abrasive behavior at his press conference after the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Stephen A. says Westbrook's behavior is unacceptable because the questions are all basketball related.
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  • E Rost
    E Rost Month ago

    It's not uncalled for...he clearly hates the guy. He doesn't have to answer him

  • Everett01
    Everett01 3 months ago

    Every immature person who doesn't understand life and business and thinks it's herp-derp so cool when Popovich and Westbrook act like idiots to the media, watch this video and listen especially to what he says after 3:00 about how the NBA makes money.

  • Zsayzwat
    Zsayzwat 3 months ago

    If they don’t want to answer the question then they don’t shouldn’t be made to... y’all act like he said during the whole interview.. there clips!

  • EvilBrainFormOuterspace
    EvilBrainFormOuterspace 3 months ago +1

    You are absolutely right. But even if Popovich avoids criticism from the media about being an A Hole karma kicked him hard in the nuts for being a for him throwing Kawhi under a bus.

  • Kawhi Leonard
    Kawhi Leonard 4 months ago

    Reporter: Why do you statpad and next question.
    Westbrook: That's my line

  • iPG Spider
    iPG Spider 5 months ago

    Why they mad because of two words it’s his way of communication

  • Jamarquavis Brown
    Jamarquavis Brown 5 months ago

    I feel like we have the Obamanation administration to thank for this supersensitive generation of athletes, entertainers and people. It's extremely sad, but unfortunately it's undeniably true... You didn't see players in the 90's doing this shit... You would never see MJ, Scottie, Charles, Shaq, Hakeem or anyone answer like these spoiled kids today... They're young, they're spoiled and they're entitled, and this is what you get.

  • Ryan Cho
    Ryan Cho 6 months ago

    Reporter: hi how are you doing today Russ
    Russ: uhhh next question

  • Kandel D.nayoshi
    Kandel D.nayoshi 6 months ago +2

    Westbrook : So about the executions of my new contract
    GM: next question 😂😂😂😂

  • B. Williams
    B. Williams 6 months ago

    I don’t blame him. Who wants to sit for these dumb questions?

    GLVSSMVSK 6 months ago

    Its his personality tho lol most players give you generic answers to the same damn questions anyway

  • RL Bruvold
    RL Bruvold 6 months ago

    Hes one dude that needs to be cleaning the head..... Looser

  • Shaq GasEngine
    Shaq GasEngine 7 months ago

    Westbrook is now and always has been an extremely athletic child in a grown man’s body. He doesn’t deserve a chip and will never get one, unless we’re talking about a 40 year old, chasing-a-ring Westbrook riding the bench on a team with people who are actually willing to do what it takes to be champions.

  • Thaxton Waters
    Thaxton Waters 7 months ago

    Do they have media obligations in their contracts?

  • pchocean26
    pchocean26 7 months ago +1

    No question .. u suck Russ

  • tony jackson
    tony jackson 7 months ago

    what about Kyrie Steven A?he ain't nothing without LeBron James, boy you gon learn today.

  • Lizi Moody Specter
    Lizi Moody Specter 7 months ago +1

    He is just a fucking kid.

  • Lizi Moody Specter
    Lizi Moody Specter 7 months ago

    He is just a fucking kid.

  • Danielle Parra
    Danielle Parra 7 months ago

    He just bitter he never gonna win a championship. Never

  • Ray Day
    Ray Day 7 months ago

    Some Reporters ask dumb questions and sometimes they deserve to be skipped to the question!

  • on God
    on God 7 months ago +1

    0:03 Freddy Krueger Head Ass

  • Max Power
    Max Power 7 months ago +2

    Kellermam and Stephen A. were in agreement here, but they still managed to argue about it?

  • Brandon Bryant
    Brandon Bryant 7 months ago

    Russell Westbrook : next question
    Dame Lillard : next series

  • V Wilson
    V Wilson 7 months ago

    Steven A shut up.

  • d'flash 2.0
    d'flash 2.0 7 months ago


  • mumbus 27
    mumbus 27 7 months ago +2

    Westbrook is an angry toxic dude and I'm tired of him dressing like Hollywood from the 80's movie " maniquin"

  • Air wings Enthusiast
    Air wings Enthusiast 7 months ago

    I had no idea nelly played ball!!!

  • robertk2007
    robertk2007 7 months ago

    No wonder he hasn't won anything. His stats mean nothing

  • Dk Soulstice
    Dk Soulstice 7 months ago

    Westbrook has always been an immature prick lol

  • Michael Alexander
    Michael Alexander 7 months ago

    In other words we can't let animals run the zoo is what they're saying.

  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren 7 months ago

    Stephen A Smith scared of Corey Holcomb

  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren 7 months ago

    Stephen A Smith can’t tell me his line up isn’t real a three point line

  • Paul Trigger
    Paul Trigger 7 months ago

    kind of feel bad for Paul George because he is clearly the superior player with a better mindset.

  • chris napolion
    chris napolion 7 months ago

    Thank god no molly

  • Lorenzo Garcia
    Lorenzo Garcia 7 months ago

    West a great player but sloppy rude immature attitude which makes OKC and the NBA look BAD!!

  • Victor Corbitt
    Victor Corbitt 7 months ago

    You're a slave. I understand were Westbrook coming from. You shouldn't be fined for that. That's the white people wanting control. I'm a black man and I hate the n.b.a. now I understand why Westbrook acts the way he acts. They want to mold the n.b.a into a plantation with the news media as the slave owners laying the ground work. I agree Westbrook was wrong but I understand why.

  • be nice
    be nice 7 months ago

    a real role model. Just like so many others like him.

  • Trap & Harmony
    Trap & Harmony 7 months ago

    dynamic !!!!!

  • Mr.Brown Plumbing
    Mr.Brown Plumbing 7 months ago

    Westbrook coykd apsokkutly get these hands. Id humbled gis bitchy ass. When i look at his expresstions. It remins me of a bitch, like just like a female

  • Thatguy64
    Thatguy64 7 months ago

    Westbrook is just an asshole. Part of the reason I don’t watch the NBA anymore

  • Thatguy64
    Thatguy64 7 months ago


  • Rudy casso
    Rudy casso 7 months ago

    That’s why Durant left his ass in a loser city and team and went on winning else where with positive attitudes team mates

  • 760 Rydah
    760 Rydah 7 months ago

    Paul George is dumb and smart at the same time. Dumb for wanting to stay in OKC with Westbrook, but smart for not wanting to go play with LeBum James

  • Frank Uce
    Frank Uce 7 months ago

    Paul George now knows why KD left, Westbrook is all about himself.

  • Angelica Lozano
    Angelica Lozano 7 months ago

    Is he trying to be like Marshawn Lynch 😂😂😂

  • G B
    G B 7 months ago

    Just quit interviewing him, let George take the media spotlight................

  • Dana Moultrie
    Dana Moultrie 7 months ago +1

    He's so sensitive and such a damn baby. I watched him during the games played with Damian Lilliard and he was such an asshole, not a fan at all.

  • therealpositionrapbeats

    Time for russ to grow up it was funny at first but now it's like dude you're a grown man 30+

    THEGODYATO 7 months ago +5

    Reporter : Damian Lill-
    Westbrook : Next Question.

  • k
    k 7 months ago

    I live in London and never really cared for Basketball a few years ago, but I watched that video on Vladtv of Westbrook saying he's doesn't like that interviewer and since then I've been a fan of him and have followed the NBA for a few years now. Stephen talks as if what Westbrook does is preventing the sport to grow, but I literally only watch it because of Westbrook's video in 2015. All publicity is good publicity. Having different characters is what keeps me interested

  • Randy Hankins
    Randy Hankins 7 months ago

    Reporter: if you and LeBron James went camping and you woke up with a very sore anus, would you tell anybody?
    Westbrook: next question!

  • Randy Hankins
    Randy Hankins 7 months ago

    A total Dick who will be remembered as such.

  • alpha sow
    alpha sow 7 months ago

    Real leaders love to be asked questions.

  • desolationR
    desolationR 7 months ago

    Westbrook is one of the ugliest dude I’ve ever seen

  • Ado Lozano
    Ado Lozano 7 months ago

    PG stop following his act

  • Wilson Gerard
    Wilson Gerard 7 months ago +1

    Pussy ass fake ass politically correct ass people complaining about his behavior but yet his behavior gets over a 1 million views cuz people drawn to real shit especially fake people Do you Russell Westbrook!!

  • Street King
    Street King 7 months ago

    Westbroke will not win a championship, this attitude but will be a all time great

  • TheHardTruth101
    TheHardTruth101 7 months ago

    Steven A.: “A reporter could always ask a player about their personal life if he wanted to.”
    Max Kellerman: “I disagree with you that reporters can ask a player personal questions.”
    Steven A.: “I didn’t say that they could!!!”
    Wait.. what????

  • T O
    T O 7 months ago

    Westbrick is a baby..eff em

    DIVADIVA8 7 months ago

    He's just a sore loser!!! Why even get up there if you're not going to answer the questions?