Westbrook avoids suspension with technical rescinded (Yahoo Sports)


The NBA rescinded Russell Westbrook's 16th technical foul, allowing the star guard to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland on Monday night. The decision means the NBA's leading scorer avoids what would have been an automatic suspension because he had reached the league limit of technical fouls. The league did not elaborate on its ruling in an email, but NBA President of Operations Rod Thorn later outlined the reasoning. Thunder coach Scott Brooks had said Sunday he was ''pretty Read more [...]