Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Draymond Green Throwing Shade At Klay Thompson For Not Congratulating The Cavs?

    Uproxx "Say what you will about Draymond Green and his cockiness and his borderline questionable play, but at the end Game 7 on Sunday, when the Cleveland Cavaliers had just spoiled his team’s historic season and snatched away the NBA title on their home court, the Warriors’ forward swallowed his pride..." June 21

  • Draymond Green Dancing on the Stairs at a Strip Club

    The Big Lead "Draymond Green went to Ace of Diamonds in Los Angeles on Monday night. Ace of Diamonds is a strip club that is only open on Monday nights, so the Warriors perfectly timed their collapse so that the guy who was suspended for Game 5 could dance his troubles away at a strip club. TMZ has video of..." June 21

  • Draymond Green accepts invitation to play for USA Basketball in Rio

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green recently accepted an invitation to play for USA Basketball at the 2016 Rio Olympics, a source told The Undefeated on Monday. Green has never played for USA Basketball's national team but previously has played on the 2015 USA Showcase and on Team..." June 21

  • Report: Draymond Green called LeBron James a f—kboy

    Sporting News "During Game 4 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James and Draymond Green got into a passionate altercation, which eventually ended with the Warriors forward being suspended one game. It was a rare sight to see James so emotional on the court, especially as play continued. During his postgame press..." June 16

  • Jeff Van Gundy thinks the NBA bungled Draymond Green's suspension

    Fox Sports "Draymond Green was suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals after he was assessed his fourth flagrant foul of the postseason for this incident with LeBron James in Game 4. With the Golden State Warriors leading the Cleveland Cavaliers 3-1 in the series, it wasn't as big of a controversy as it..." June 16

  • The Cavs Reportedly Wanted Draymond Green Suspended For Two Games

    Dime Magazine "Defensive stalwart and destroyer of testicles Draymond Green was suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The infraction that led to his banishment was a forceful hand to the undercarriage of LeBron James, but the one-game punishment was based on his continuous assault’s on man’s most sensitive..." June 16

  • Time for Draymond Green to make amends

    East Bay Times "All that's left for Draymond Green are reparations. He has apologized to his teammates -- a heartfelt text to their group chat did the trick. He had the talk with star Stephen Curry, as the two are prone to do, about leading this team to one more victory, one more championship. He has endured..." June 16

  • Green takes responsibility for suspension: ‘I let my team down’

    Larry Brown Sports "Draymond Green spoke Wednesday for the first time since he was suspended for picking up his fourth flagrant foul of the playoffs, and he took responsibility for his actions. In a series of quotes, Green called himself out for being a poor teammate and leader and said he had to do better going..." June 16

  • Tim Donaghy: NBA suspended Draymond Green to prolong Finals

    SI "Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy believes that the league decided to suspend Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a better chance to extend the NBA Finals. Speaking on SI Now, Donaghy, who was forced out of the league in 2007 after his involvement in a..." June 15

  • A's fans chanted 'MVP' at Draymond Green while he left the bathroom

    USA Today "Draymond Green was suspended for Monday night’s Game 5, which meant that he wasn’t allowed in Oracle Arena from two hours before the game until the game ended. But Green and the Warriors worked on a plan to book a suite at the A’s game at O.co Coliseum right next to the arena and have him come..." June 14

  • Draymond must leave Oracle Arena 2 hours before tipoff

    The Score "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will not be attending Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night and must leave Oracle Arena two hours prior to tipoff, ESPN's Marc Stein reports, citing sources. Green was handed a one-game suspension on Sunday for..." June 13

  • Draymond Can’t Even Buy a Ticket to Game & Sit With Fans

    Black Sports Online "While it is trying to get sorted out by the NBA how Draymond can celebrate with Warriors if they win Game 5. I found something interesting. What had been quoted about him paying a $500 fine to be in the building is a little outdated, it is actually $2000 according to the latest NBA rule book." June 13

  • Draymond Green Reportedly Called LeBron James a "B*tch" Twice During Game 4 Confrontation

    Complex "At this point, you’ve probably seen the confrontation that Draymond Green and LeBron James got into during Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals dozens of times, especially now that Green has been suspended for his role in it. During the confrontation, LeBron stepped over Green and Green responded by..." June 13

  • Draymond Green suspension grants NBA Finals a giant, juicy reprieve

    Sportsnet "The 2016 NBA Finals pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Golden State Warriors was poised to be one of the most memorable in recent times, not the complete dud it has been through four games. What a missed opportunity. If you dared to dream you could see it as an exclamation point for..." June 13

  • Draymond Green Isn't Dirty, He's Misunderstood

    Complex "Earlier today, the NBA suspended Golden State Warriors all-star forward Draymond Green from Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals after Green was assessed a flagrant foul 1 for this play on LeBron James. The latest flagrant brought Green's total to four for the playoffs, resulting in an automatic..." June 13

  • Sources: Draymond Green pushing to attend Game 5

    Yahoo! Sports "Hours after a sanctioned suspension from the NBA, Draymond Green sat inside the locker room inside the Golden State Warriors’ practice facility, working the phones. The fearlessness and swagger of Green drives these Warriors, but his retaliation to LeBron James late Friday in Game 4, while the..." June 12

  • Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 of NBA Finals

    The Score "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will be suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the league announced Sunday. Green struck LeBron James between the legs late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 after James shoved Green to the ground and proceeded to walk over him. A double foul was..." June 12

  • Cavs Are Pressing NBA to Suspend Draymond Green

    Black Sports Online "It is a desperation move by Cavs and one that they have to make. With that being said the fact LeBron stepped over him might be what saves Draymond." June 12

  • Draymond Green would be allowed to celebrate with Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "As part of his suspension for accumulating another flagrant 1 foul in the playoffs, Draymond Green will not be allowed to attend Game 5 of the NBA Finals between his Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday at Oracle Arena. This is somewhat controversial because the Warriors..." June 12

  • Barkley: Draymond Green had a 'moral obligation' to punch LeBron James' groin

    CBS Sports "With Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals approaching, the Golden State Warriors are reportedly growing concerned that forward Draymond Green might be suspended for his apparent low blow to LeBron James late in the fourth quarter of Game 4. The Cleveland Cavaliers, meanwhile, are "pushing hard" for..." June 12

  • Warriors have growing concern Green will be suspended for Game 5

    Basketball Insiders "An incident involving Draymond Green and LeBron James late in Friday night’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals is under league review, and there is growing concern among the Golden State Warriors that Green could be suspended for Monday night’s Game 5, sources told The Undefeated’s Marc Spears. " June 12

  • How Draymond Green and Kevin Love wage war -- on their weight

    ESPN "Kevin Love fervently believes you are what you eat. In fact, he literally counts on it. "Not 10 almonds, not 18 almonds -- 14 almonds,'' trainer Rob McClanaghan says when discussing Love, his most dedicated client. "Kevin is exactly on point. If he's supposed to eat every two hours, then on the..." June 12

  • Draymond/LeBron Game 4 incident under review

    The Score "Friday night's Game 4 scuffle between Draymond Green and LeBron James is under league review, ESPN's Marc Stein reports, citing sources. There is currently no timetable for a ruling. Green appeared to strike James in the groin during their fourth-quarter tangle-up, after the Cavaliers forward..." June 11

  • Draymond Green doesn't have to score to be the Warriors' NBA Finals MVP

    SB Nation "A quick look at the box score will reveal that the Splash Brothers came alive in the Warriors' Game 4 win over the Cavaliers. Stephen Curry had 35 points, while Klay Thompson scored 25 on just 14 shots. After really struggling in the first three matchups, Golden State's elite backcourt showed up..." June 11

  • After LeBron James-Draymond Green altercation, James upset, Green could be suspended

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals, Warriors forward Draymond Green was caught on camera punching Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin in the middle of play." June 11

  • Draymond Green: 'Soft' Warriors were 'punked' in Game 3 loss

    ESPN "Draymond Green had a simple explanation for why the Golden State Warriors lost by 30 points in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night. "We were extremely soft," the Warriors' All-Star forward said after practice on Thursday. "We got bullied, punked, whatever word you can find for it."" June 10

  • LeBron James guarding Draymond Green changed everything for the Cavaliers

    SB Nation "The easy way to explain the Cavaliers' 30-point victory in Game 3 of the NBA Finals is that they played hard and the Warriors didn't. Unsurprisingly, that was the immediate talking point of both head coaches after the game. "The only change is just playing hard, I think competing for 48..." June 09

  • Draymond Green says Warriors 'got bullied' in Game 3 loss to Cavaliers

    USA Today "The Golden State warriors entered Wednesday night's Game 3 in complete control of their NBA Finals series with the Cleveland Cavaliers after winning Games 1 and 2 by 48 points combined. Cleveland punched right back with a 120-90 Game 3 victory, and now, with a pivotal Game 4 set for Friday night..." June 09

  • Passing up Draymond haunts Dan Gilbert

    The Score "Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has plenty of reasons to smile. After all, his team has made it to two straight NBA Finals and his company, Quicken Loans, is valued at over $5 billion. And yet, Gilbert remains haunted by a decision (not the comic sans letter) that he made in..." June 09

  • Warriors' Draymond Green plays with fire that burns opponents more than his own team

    Orange County Register "This, when it means so much and when everyone is watching, is the easy part. The games against Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, Mich., the ones against Michigan in college, the ones against the Clippers or the ones for the Larry O’Brien trophy never require him to be creative. It’s the..." June 06

  • Draymond Green is on the edge

    SB Nation "Here’s a mildly bold statement: Draymond Green was the best player on the floor in Game 1 of the Finals. While Green didn’t offer the gaudy shooting numbers of reserve hero Shaun Livingston and he didn’t draw the primetime defensive assignment against LeBron James like Andre Iguodala, Green had..." June 05

  • Draymond Green thought Warriors ‘Strength in Numbers’ slogan was ‘corny’

    Larry Brown Sports "“Strength in Numbers” has become something of a rallying cry for the Golden State Warriors since Steve Kerr took over as coach. Kerr’s brainchild went from locker room rally cry to marketing slogan to something of a movement among Warriors fans, and it features heavily in their promotional..." June 04

  • Draymond Not Happy When Asked About Kicking Kyrie

    Black Sports Online "Draymond Green played a great game and was a huge part of the Golden State run at the end of the 3rd quarter but once again his wild feet were the topic of discussion post-game and for good reason. " June 03

  • Draymond Green on kick to Kyrie Irving: 'Bodies react a certain type of way'

    USA Today "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green — whose groin kick to Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the Western Conference finals led to league-wide speculation — was involved in another leg-flailing incident in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. As Green fell backwards to..." June 03

  • Draymond Green says he isn’t worried about a possible suspension during the Finals

    Pro Basketball Talk "From the moment Game 1 of the NBA Finals tips off Thursday evening, Draymond Green will be on notice. The league opted not to suspend him for his kick to the groin of Steven Adams during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but they upgraded that foul to a..." June 02

  • NBA: Draymond Green won’t be assessed additional penalty for Steven Adams takedown

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green and Steven Adams received double personal fouls for Green’s takedown of Adams in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. But, as we know, that call isn’t final until the NBA reviews plays after the game. Thankfully for the Warriors, Green – one flagrant foul or two technical..." June 01

  • Will Draymond Green Get Suspended For This Game 7 Takedown Of Steven Adams?

    Dime Magazine "Amid all the drama of the Warriors’ comeback to win the Western Conference Finals, there was one storyline that was low-key terrifying to Warriors fans the whole time: Would Draymond Green pick up another flagrant foul and the automatic suspension that comes with it? After successive kicks to the..." May 31

  • Adam Silver says Draymond Green’s kick was reckless but unintentional, swears there’s no conspiracy

    Inside the Warriors "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that while Draymond Green’s kick in the groin of Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals was reckless, the league determined it was unintentional. “I acknowledge that that was a close decision on upgrading Draymond’s kick to a Flagrant 2, but..." May 30

  • Cavs upset Draymond Green isn't being punished for kicks

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be focused on closing out the Toronto Raptors this evening on Canadian soil. Head coach Tyronn Lue and his players had few words in advance of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. They know it's about action. The theme for tonight's game is that it's Game 7..." May 28

  • Draymond Green Kicked Andre Roberson in the Face

    The Big Lead "The NBA declined to suspend Draymond Green for kicking Steven Adams in the groin. Many men consider that region to be an important part of the body. Also important? The face. Green continued his Rockette-like moves in Game 5 because the league has already sent the message that he won’t be..." May 27

  • Kobe texted Draymond Green advice after Warriors' Game 4 loss to Thunder

    Fox Sports "Earlier this season, the Golden State Warriors suffered a loss far more embarrassing than their back-to-back beatdowns by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Finals. An overconfident Warriors squad strolled into Staples Center on Sunday, March 6 expecting to..." May 26

  • Report: Draymond avoids suspension from Kanter trip

    The Score "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will once again avoid suspension. The NBA won't upgrade Green's trip against Enes Kanter to a flagrant 1, reports USA Today's Sam Amick. Green's feet got tangled up with Kanter's in the second quarter of Tuesday's Game 4. Upon falling to the..." May 25

  • Draymond Green on Warriors' fall from 73 wins to 3-1 hole: 'It's stunning'

    Yahoo! Sports "These Golden State Warriors are a rollicking, rolling party bus, the loudest and surest sounds forever coming out this corner of the dressing room. For now, Draymond Green gathered himself in the stillness of the air, uncomfortable with the morose mood surrounding him. He sifted through text..." May 25

  • Kanter says Green kicked out leg to trip him in Game 4

    The Score "In the aftermath of another big Thunder win over the Warriors, Draymond Green may once again find himself in the spotlight over a contentious play involving his flailing legs. Green, who avoided suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the groin while trying to sell a foul call during Game 3 of..." May 25

  • Adam Silver Was Really Conflicted About Not Suspending Draymond Green

    Dime Magazine "On Monday evening, the NBA announced its decision to upgrade Draymond Green’s kick to the groin of Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals from a Flagrant 1 to a Flagrant 2, thereby avoiding a suspension for Green in tonight’s crucial Game 4. The decision was controversial,..." May 25

  • Kevin Durant on Draymond Green's Non-Suspension: NBA Is "Pro-Business"

    Complex "Draymond Green has been on many Thunder fans' shit list after he kicked Steven Adams in the nuts (twice!) during the Western Conference Finals. And it doesn't help his case that he explained in his "playoff diary" that, although he's sorry, he doesn't want to immediately make amends with Adams for..." May 24

  • DeMarcus Cousins sees double standard between himself and Draymond Green

    Sportsnaut "DeMarcus Cousins and Draymond Green are viewed by most in NBA circles in two completely different lights. Green is viewed by many as a firecracker who represents the heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, as Carmichael Dave of 1140 AM in Sacramento put it on Twitter, while Cousins is..." May 24

  • NBA doesn't suspend Warriors' Draymond Green for kick to groin

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has decided not to suspend Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green for kicking Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin. Green's foul – initially ruled a flagrant-1 during the game – was upgraded to a flagrant-2 after the league's investigation into the incident...." May 24

  • Green explains kick, cites Westbrook 'acting'

    ESPN "Draymond Green repeated his assertion that his kick to the groin of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams was accidental, while also pushing back against Russell Westbrook's statement that he thought the kick was intentional. "You know Russell [Westbrook] said I did it on purpose, but he's..." May 23

  • Adams says apology from Green wouldn't matter, mulls wearing cup

    The Score "Count the man who was kicked as someone who thinks Draymond Green's legwork Sunday night was intentional. Thunder center Steven Adams told reporters Monday that watching replays of Green's kick to his groin "confirmed" to him that the act was intentional. When asked if an apology from Green..." May 23