Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green picking up technical fouls at troubling rate

    San Francisco Gate "A brash, emotional leader, Warriors forward Draymond Green is at his best when playing the villain. Try to rein in his bravado, and you risk diminishing his greatness. Therein lies the conundrum for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr over the next two months: He wants Green to continue setting..." February 12

  • Draymond fined $50K for directing 'offensive language' toward official

    NBA.com " Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been fined $50,000 for directing inappropriate and offensive language toward a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations." February 08

  • Draymond Green to wear braces “for a couple weeks”

    San Francisco Gate "After getting elbowed in the mouth in Tuesday night’s loss to the Thunder, Warriors forward Draymond Green will wear braces for the next couple weeks. “My tooth got knocked back,” said Green, who spent a good chunk of Wednesday receiving dental work. “My big tooth, my front tooth. It is what it..." February 08

  • Draymond mum after latest ejection, clash with refs: 'I'm going to save my money'

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors had a rough night on Tuesday, falling by 20 points at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder, their second blowout loss against OKC this season. It was also a tough night for the Warriors' emotional leader, Draymond Green. The All-Star forward was ejected for the third..." February 07

  • Draymond Green: Jaylen Brown should replace John Wall in ASG

    247 Sports "With John Wall undergoing knee surgery, NBA commissioner Adam Silver now needs to pick a replacement for the Wizards guard in the 2018 All-Star Game. Warriors All-Star big man Draymond Green has an idea who Silver should pick - Celtics forward Jaylen Brown. Talking with ESPN's Chris Haynes,..." January 30

  • Warriors' Draymond Green calls out 'no neck' Brian Windhorst

    Sporting News "The Warriors didn't play Wednesday night, so instead of prepping for a game, Draymond Green was watching ESPN's "NBA Countdown" when the topic of Kevin Durant sprung into the conversation. Durant became a topic of conversation after he apologized for criticizing the officials the night before...." January 25

  • Draymond Green admits he has not been as good defensively this season

    Yardbarker "The reigning Defensive Player of the Year is making a bit of a stunning admission about his play on that end of the floor this season. In an interview with Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle that was published on Saturday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green admitted that..." January 20

  • Draymond, Iguodala out for Warriors' game vs Bulls

    NBC Sports Bay Area "When the Warriors take the floor on Wednesday night in Chicago, they will be without two key players. Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness) and Andre Iguodala (left calf contusion) are out. Draymond missed five of six games in mid-December due to the shoulder, but has appeared in 14..." January 17

  • Draymond Green does not regret suspension in 2016 NBA Finals

    Clutch Points "The rivalry of the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers is probably one of the most iconic rivalries not just in basketball but in all of sports in the present. The two teams faced in the NBA Finals for three consecutive years — a feat that even the Celtics-Lakers rivalry back in..." January 15

  • Draymond Green says Warriors should get 4 All-Stars

    Fanrag Sports "The Golden State Warriors could likely send its starting five rotation to the All-Star Game and give the Eastern Conference a run for its money. One year after Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were all picked to represent the West in the showcase, Green is touting to..." January 12

  • Draymond fined $25K for criticizing officials

    Larry Brown Sports "Draymond Green has been fined $25K by the NBA for his comments about the officiating in the league. On Sunday, the Golden State Warriors forward said the relationship between players and officials had become toxic. “It’s bad,” Green told The Athletic. “It’s horrible. It’s really bad. I don’t..." January 08

  • Draymond Green Suggests The NBA Hire A ‘Whole New Crop’ Of Referees

    Dime Magazine "One of the top stories in the NBA this season has been the suddenly apparent deterioration of the relationship between players and referees. The issue has led the president of the NBPA and the referees’ association to plan a meeting between top stars and top refs at All-Star Weekend to try and..." January 08

  • Draymond Green says growing tensions between referees and players 'ruining the game'

    The Athletic "In recent weeks, the tense relationship between NBA referees and players has come under the microscope. After a string of December ejections — which included LeBron James, Anthony Davis and one Warrior player in three straight games, highlighted by the forehead to forehead altercation between..." January 07

  • Draymond Green tweaks ankle during Warriors scrimmage

    Clutch Points "With three days off before their game on Wednesday versus the Dallas Mavericks, the Golden State Warriors took advantage of it by having a full practice on Tuesday, including a scrimmage. However, instead of benefitting from it, the team witnessed one of their players go down with an injury as..." January 03

  • Draymond Green ejected after two technicals in 47 seconds

    CBS Sports "Draymond Green had a short night on Saturday. The Golden State Warriors' boisterous forward was ejected just a few minutes into the second quarter of their matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies after picking up two technical fouls in a 47-second span. Green got the first technical with 10:32..." December 31

  • Draymond Green declines to speak to media after ejection

    Larry Brown Sports "Draymond Green was in no mood to talk with the media after his quick ejection from Saturday night’s Golden State Warriors-Memphis Grizzlies game. Green was ejected from the game after being called for two technical fouls. Here’s the play that led to Green receiving his second technical foul,..." December 31

  • Draymond endorses Durant for NBA Defensive Player of the Year

    SLAM Online "Is Kevin Durant the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year so far? Draymond Green, who won the award last season, certainly seems to think so. Durant is just happy that people are finally giving his defense the credit he thinks it deserves. KD had three blocks Wednesday night—his 10th game in a..." December 28

  • Draymond: L2M reports are 'pointless'

    Clutch Points "Following the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, there was much made about the officiating in the final couple of minutes of the fourth quarter. In response to that, the NBA released the last two-minute report that stated that the referees missed three calls late in the..." December 27

  • Draymond Green Joins Exclusive Company

    The Sports Post "The Golden State Warriors didn’t need Steph Curry to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Christmas. But, they did need one helluva performance from Draymond Green. Of course, folks are going to say this is almost the bare minimum required for a triple-double. And while they’d be right, it’s still a..." December 26

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green cleared to play vs. Lakers

    San Francisco Gate "It’s official: Warriors forward Draymond Green will play Friday night against the Lakers after missing five of the past six games, including four in a row, with a sore right shoulder. Green wanted to play in Wednesday night’s win over Memphis, but was held out because he hadn’t had any live..." December 22

  • Draymond Green compensated for absence with behind-the-scenes leadership

    San Jose Mercury News "No longer could Draymond Green intimidate scorers, bark at officials or spark the Warriors’ on-court intensity. So while Green sat in street clothes while nursing soreness in his right shoulder, the Warriors’ forward found one way to channel his frustrations into something positive. He offered..." December 22

  • Bob Myers says he expects Draymond Green back Friday or Saturday

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors forward Draymond Green is officially listed as doubtful for Wednesday night’s game against Memphis, but general manager Bob Myers expects Green to return from his nagging shoulder injury later in the week. “He wanted to play today, but he's being cautious,” Myers said Wednesday..." December 21

  • Steve Kerr says an injured Draymond Green is not a happy camper

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green remains out with a sore right shoulder, an injury that Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr said wasn’t necessarily caused by anything specific that happened during a game or practice. “It just got sore, probably wear and tear,” Kerr said Sunday. “There’s nothing we can do about it. I..." December 18

  • Steve Kerr: Draymond Green shoulder issues ‘a little bit concerning’

    Larry Brown Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is still not ready to play as he nurses a shoulder injury, and there is some growing concern in the team about his recovery. Coach Steve Kerr admitted that, while the Warriors still feel Green’s injury isn’t serious, there is a bit of growing concern..." December 16

  • Report: Draymond Green’s injury lingering, doubtful for Dallas

    Clutch Points "Having already missed two of their last three games, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green may once again be forced to sit out their game on Thursday versus the Dallas Mavericks due to lingering effects of his shoulder injury. The development was confirmed by head coach Steve Kerr, via..." December 14

  • Kerr: Draymond 'was an absolute monster; exactly where he needs to be'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Draymond Green only scored two points against the Pistons last Friday night. He went 0-for-5 from 3-point territory. But the reigning Defensive Player of Year dished out 13 assists to go along with 6 rebounds, 6 blocks (tied a career high) and 3 steals. "He was brilliant," Steve Kerr told..." December 11

  • Draymond Green says Kings ‘really athletic’ minus Zach Randolph

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors are looking to keep their two-game win streak going tonight as they square off against the lowly Sacramento Kings. Although the Kings have largely struggled the entire 2017-18 NBA season, their explosive, young core still helps them match up athletically with just about..." November 28

  • Draymond Green says ‘more guys should be like’ Jordan Bell

    Clutch Points "Jordan Bell’s road to the NBA has been a rollercoaster with huge ups like a mythical five-by-five during the Summer League and downs like sitting four consecutive games as the likes of Kevon Looney, David West, and JaVale McGee see divided minutes on the floor. In near poetic justice, Bell got..." November 27

  • Draymond Green and Kevin Durant out for Friday’s game vs Bulls

    San Jose Mercury News "As the Warriors look to get back to their winning ways Friday night against the Chicago Bulls, they’ll have to do so without forwards Kevin Durant and Draymond Green. While Durant will be held out with a sprained ankle suffered in Saturday’s game against the Sixers, Green will miss his first..." November 24

  • Draymond Green on double techs: 'Maybe everyone should stop playing with passion'

    CBS Sports "Draymond Green is an emotional guy that plays with a fire and demeanor that can get him into trouble. He'll pick up technical fouls for a lot of reasons whether it's arguing with officials, talking trash, or getting too physical with his opponents. He was once suspended from a game in the NBA..." November 23

  • Former Michigan State player’s suit against Draymond Green halted in California

    Lansing State Journal "A California judge ruled Thursday that if a former Michigan State football player wants to seek monetary damages from NBA star Draymond Green, he'll have to do it Michigan. It was unclear Thursday night if Jermaine Edmondson, the former MSU player, will file a civil lawsuit against Green over..." November 17

  • Draymond Green responds to Mark Cuban’s criticism over use of term ‘owner’

    San Francisco Chronicle "Speaking Thursday afternoon to a standing-room-only crowd at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Warriors forward Draymond Green detailed why he feels so strongly that “chairman” should replace the term “owner” in sports. “When you look at the word ‘owner,’ it really dates back to..." November 17

  • Draymond: 'Mood' Instagram post wasn't meant to troll LeBron

    Clutch Points "Draymond Green defended his Instagram post after seeing many new outlets deem it a petty shot to LeBron James and his struggling Cleveland Cavaliers. James posted a picture of the cartoon Arthur with a clenched fist with the caption “mood” — after losing a narrow game against the Atlanta Hawks,..." November 07

  • Draymond Green Declines To Respond To Mark Cuban's Comments

    Real GM Basketball "Draymond Green declined to comment further on remarks made by Mark Cuban. Cuban said Green owed the NBA an apology for suggesting the term "owner" has a bad connotation. "Nobody can prep me," said Green. "I'm going to always say what I want. Ain't no prepping me. At all. Ever. Don't ever..." November 06

  • Draymond says Izzo told him to quit complaining to refs

    247 Sports "Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has always worn his emotions on his sleeve and that has led to a number of instances over the years where that attitude gets him in trouble with the league's referees. With Green recently getting into a dust-up with Washington Wizards guard Bradley..." November 05

  • Warriors teammates defend Draymond Green after Mark Cuban criticism

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged Saturday that he has read Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's remarks about him, but he elected not to comment further on the matter. Asked if he was advised not to address Cuban's comments to ESPN, Green responded: "Nobody can prep me...." November 04

  • Mark Cuban to Draymond Green: We own equity, not people

    ESPN "Mark Cuban said he believes Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green "owes the NBA an apology" for criticizing the usage of the term "owner" in sports. Green made the statement last week as part of an Instagram post reacting to Houston Texans owner Bob McNair's controversial comment that..." November 04

  • Draymond Green Calls Out Blazers GM for Flashing Middle Finger

    SLAM Online "Draymond Green‘s $25K fine for his role in the altercation with Bradley Beal “came as no surprise” to the All-Star forward. Green was quick to point out a lack of consistency in the NBA’s handing out of punishment: the League didn’t do anything about Blazers GM Neil Olshey apparently flipping..." October 31

  • Draymond Green Rips NBA Rules After $25,000 Fine

    SI "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green says he doesn't understand why he received a $25,000 fine from the NBA for his altercation with Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal. In the first half of the Warriors victory over the Wizards on Friday, the two players were trying to get position..." October 30

  • NBA fines Beal, Oubre, Green for scuffle; Morris, Felix suspended

    NBA.com "Washington Wizards guard Carrick Felix and forward Markieff Morris have each been suspended one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident, which Wizards guard..." October 29

  • Cavs' Lue won't compare Gurriel's suspension to Draymond's in 2016 Finals

    ESPN "As epic as the Cleveland Cavaliers' comeback from down 3-1 to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals was, there are people who believe it never would have happened had Draymond Green not been suspended for Game 5. That includes Green himself. "I have a strong belief that if I play in..." October 29

  • Draymond vents following ejection: 'They out to get me, bruh'

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors guard Draymond Green emerged from the pile of bodies with a ripped jersey, and a lot to say as he walked back to the locker room following a first-half scuffle with Wizards guard Bradley Beal Friday night. “They out to get me, bro!” Green yelled on his way to the locker room. “They’ve..." October 28

  • Draymond Green blames his history for ejection

    Larry Brown Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green somehow thinks he should’ve stayed on the court despite getting tangled up with Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Green blamed his lengthy history and reputation in the NBA for his ejection — not the fact that he got into a scuffle..." October 28

  • Warriors' Draymond Green, Wizards' Bradley Beal ejected after altercation

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green and the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal were ejected late in the second quarter of Friday night's game after the two were involved in an altercation on the court. The incident started when Beal drove toward the basket and had his shot blocked by Green..." October 28

  • Draymond Green Called Bob McNair’s ‘Prison’ Comment ‘Donald-Sterling-Esque’

    Dime Magazine "Draymond Green isn’t a fan of Bob McNair’s inappropriate prison analogy about NFL players protesting police brutality against people of color. The Golden State Warriors forward posted on Instagram on Friday, ripping the Houston Texans owner for his “Donald Sterling-esque” comments that were..." October 27

  • Draymond Green scolds rookie Dennis Smith Jr. for trying to dunk on him

    NBA.com "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green earned his Kia Defensive Player of the Year honor last season both for his defensive stats and his take-on-all-comers attitude to defense. That remains as true as ever for Green, and it is something Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. learned about..." October 24

  • Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala cleared to play vs. Pelican Friday

    Pro Basketball Talk "Without Draymond Green in the fourth quarter Tuesday night in the opener, and with Andre Iguodala out for the game, the Warriors defense fell apart against Houston. The Rockets scored 34 points in the quarter and came from behind to beat a Warriors team that had been in control of the game up to..." October 20

  • Draymond Green has MRI on his left knee

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Draymond Green underwent an MRI on Wednesday after straining his left knee in Tuesday’s season-opening loss to Houston. The Warriors considered the exam a standard procedure, and expect to have the results at least by Thursday if not earlier. Nonetheless, that leaves Green’s..." October 19

  • Draymond Green Says He'll Be 'Fine' After Knee Injury vs. Rockets

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green downplayed the knee injury that forced him to miss the final quarter of Tuesday's season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets. According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, Green said, "I'll be good. I'm fine." Per Haynes, Green suffered a left knee strain..." October 18

  • Draymond on Rockets: “I don’t know how serious they take defense”

    San Jose Mercury News "The concept endlessly amuses Warriors forward Draymond Green. In his mind, the Warriors have the most talent and the most confidence to win an NBA championship in what would mark their third in the past four years. That expectation has only prompted several of the other 29 NBA teams to stockpile..." October 17

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