Russell Westbrook on Ricky Rubio: I’m going to shut that shit off next game

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JANUARY 30: Ricky Rubio #3 of the Utah Jazz gestures while running up court during a game against the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 30, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images)

Utah Jazz’s resident Spaniard Ricky Rubio went off for a triple-double in game three of their first-round NBA Playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder as the Jazz took a 2-1 lead with game four on Monday night.

Rubio hit 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists while being guarded for the majority by the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook.

After the game, in the press conference, Russell Westbrook was not happy with Rubio’s showing, given that he ‘let it happen’.

“He made some shots, he was too comfortable,” admitted Westbrook, post-game. “But I’m going to shut that shit off next game though. Guarantee that.”

AdTech AdFor the series, the 27-year old Rubio has averaged 20.3 points, shooting 38.5 percent from the field, along with 8.2 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game.