NBA Announcer Says Russell Westbrook Is Out Of His ‘Cotton-Picking Mind’

Russell Westbrook

Announcer Says He’s

‘Out Of His Cotton-Picking Mind’

4/12/2018 6:19 AM PDT

Breaking News

An NBA game announcer is in hot water after saying Russell Westbrook was playing so well Thursday night … he was “out of his cotton-picking mind.”

Dude. Bad. 

We get it … FOX Sports Oklahoma play-by-play guy Brian Davis (white dude) was trying to say Westbrook was playing on another level (he became the first player in NBA history to average a triple double 2 years in a row). 

But, when you make a cotton reference about a black guy …it’s not usually well received. 

That’s exactly what happened Wednesday night — people are losing their minds about the comment. Some people are even suggesting Davis should be fired. 

There’s been a long debate about the origin of the expression — some people say it was used as a slur plantation owners used toward slaves. 

We’re reaching out to the Thunder for comment. 

TMZ Staff
http://www.tmz.com/2018/04/12/announcer-says-russell-westbrook-out-of-his-cotton-picking-mind/

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