Apr 24, 2014; Memphis, TN, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) and guard Russell Westbrook (0) talk during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies in game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum. Memphis Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime 98 - 95. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Russell Westbrook responds to brother's tweet about Scott Brooks

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook’s brother vented on Twitter after an overtime lost to the memphis Grizzlies. He called for head coach Scott Brooks to be fired, saying the Thunder need a new head coach. The tweet was eventually deleted.

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Well Westbrook reassured everyone that he handled his brother.

“I took care of that, man,” Russell said at Friday’s practice, via NewsOK.com. “We don’t conduct business like that.”

Westbrook went ahead and clarified any questions about his relationship with Brooks.

“Me and Scotty have a great relationship,” Russell said. “I’ve never once mentioned that I want Scotty to leave ever since I’ve been here. We created a bond with each other that’s grown.”

Westbrook’s brother issued his own apology on Twitter.


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