Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • NBA to decide on Draymond Green suspension by end of day

    Pro Basketball Talk "Will the NBA suspend Draymond Green for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after he kicked Steven Adams‘ groin? The question that has the basketball world abuzz today will be answered soon." May 23

  • Kerr backs Green on kick to groin being accident

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he backs the assertion that Draymond Green's kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams during Sunday's Game 3 was an accident. Kerr, in fact, said the flagrant foul 1 Green received after the first-half play should be reversed by the NBA -- as..." May 23

  • Draymond 'didn't know I hit' Adams, doesn't expect suspension

    Sporting News "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was up to his usual antics during Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday when he kicked Steven Adams in the groin as Green followed through on a shot attempt. Green was handed a flagrant foul 1 for his actions, but many are wondering whether..." May 23

  • Draymond records historically bad plus-minus

    The Score "All-Star forward Draymond Green and the rest of his Golden State Warriors teammates won't look back very fondly on their performance in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. In 31 minutes, Green racked up more combined turnovers and personal fouls (seven) than points as Golden..." May 23

  • Thunder's Adams: Draymond has 'peaked with annoyingness'

    CSN Bay Area "Draymond Green is very demonstrative on the court and is known for wearing his emotions on his sleeves. When asked if Draymond is being more pesky and annoying in the series against the Thunder, Steven Adams didn't hold back. "I think he's peaked with annoyingness," Adams told..." May 21

  • Draymond can name all 34 players drafted before him in 2012

    San Jose Mercury News "he topic is the 2012 NBA draft -- his draft -- and Warriors forward Draymond Green has his game face on. Offered a printout of every selection to assist his recollections of that fateful night, Green scoffs. "I don't need it." And with that, he begins. "First was Anthony Davis to New..." May 20

  • Draymond Green: ‘I learn more from the WNBA’ than the NBA

    Sportsnaut "Draymond Green is not only a great athlete, but is one of the NBA’s most fundamentally sound players — especially when considering his power forward/center position. Where does he learn those fundamentals? The Golden State Warriors star told Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated that his overall..." May 17

  • Kobe Bryant sees himself in Green — the jerky part

    San Francisco Chronicle "Weary of long discussions about knees, ankles and adductors, I got Kobe Bryant on the phone for a chat about the semantics of “jerk.” Bryant, who just wrapped up his brilliant 20-year NBA career, has become a leadership mentor to Draymond Green. The two have formed a Brotherhood of the..." May 16

  • Draymond vows to curtail technical fouls: 'I can’t get suspended'

    CSN Bay Area "After 82 games in the regular season and 10 more this postseason, Draymond Green is vowing to change his behavior on the court. No more yapping at and pleading with the refs. “It’s definitely something I’ve got to do because I can’t get suspended,” Green said after practice Saturday. “It’s..." May 15

  • Green says trash talk never worked on Duncan: 'He just stared at me'

    The Score "As Tim Duncan ponders his NBA future, his reverential colleagues are pondering an NBA without him. "If this is it for Tim Duncan, he has meant a lot to the game, the way he has carried himself and what he has done for the Spurs for a number of years," Golden State Warriors power forward..." May 14

  • Draymond Green Has Been Tweaking Ankle Over Past Few Games

    Real GM Basketball "Draymond Green has been tweaking his left ankle over the past few games with Game 5 feeling even worse. Green will start getting anti-inflammatories for the left ankle and receive treatment" May 12

  • Warriors' Draymond Green predicts a Game 4 win over the Blazers

    CBS Sports "Draymond Green was an absolute beast in Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers. Hitting eight 3-pointers, scoring 37 points and nearly getting a triple-double with nine rebounds and eight assists, Green could not be slowed down. Yet it didn't really matter as Portland won by 12 points, 120-108,..." May 08

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  • Draymond Green Put The Injuries To Chris Paul And Steph Curry In The Proper Perspective

    Dime Magazine "Draymond Green does a lot of things on a basketball court, and he’ll be asked to do even more with Steph Curry sidelined. Off the court, however, he only does one thing: He keeps it real. He kept it real when a reporter asked him an inappropriate question about Houston floods, for example, and it..." April 27

  • Reporter Who Asked Draymond Green That Odd Question About The Houston Floods Gets Fired

    Deadspin "After the Warriors beat the Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday, a reporter started to ask Draymond Green a strange question about the connection between the floods in Houston and his team’s performance when Green stopped him and went off on the guy for over a minute. Green said that the reporter had..." April 27

  • Draymond calls out Rockets fans who cheered Curry's injury

    USA Today "Stephen Curry wanted back in — again. All around him at the Toyota Center on Sunday afternoon, with the Golden State Warriors’ hopes of a title defense hanging in the balance and the reigning MVP with tears in his eyes having just been told that a third-quarter return from this right knee..." April 25

  • Draymond in trouble with NBA? Warriors F under league review

    CSN Bay Area "Draymond Green may be in trouble with the NBA. Green as the ball was being inbounded for the final play of the Warriors’ 97-96 loss to the Rockets executed an impressive takedown of Michael Beasley, tossing the Rockets forward to the floor just ahead of the final buzzer. There was no call by..." April 23

  • Green blames himself for Warriors' loss: 'I was horrible'

    San Francisco Chronicle "Stephen Curry wasn’t around to save the Warriors, so Marreese Speights gave it a whirl Thursday night. So did Shaun Livingston. And then Ian Clark, of all improbable people. Nice try, at least. In the end, none of them could push James Harden and Houston to the brink of playoff..." April 22

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green: ‘I don’t think I set illegal screens’

    Inside the Warriors "Houston Rockets star James Harden laughed when asked about seeing some moving screens in Game 1 against the Warriors that the officials didn’t call. “What do you think?” Harden said Sunday. “You saw it.” ClutchFans, a Rockets fan website, went ahead and released a compilation video of..." April 19

  • Draymond Green donating tickets to Wednesday's game to underprivileged kid in Oakland

    San Francisco Chronicle "Watching the Warriors try to set the NBA single-season wins record at Oracle is cost-prohibitive for most, but Draymond Green is helping one kid get to the game. On Wednesday, Green announced on Twitter that he would be giving away three tickets to a deserving Oakland youth Standing..." April 12

  • Draymond Green: 'I'm not going to cry' if Warriors fail to reach 73 wins

    The Score "Thanks to a 24-0 start to the season, the Golden State Warriors hype train took off and never looked back, as even the most casual of fans took notice of the team's quest to make history. While it'd be anticlimactic for many if Golden State ultimately falls short of the NBA wins record,..." April 10

  • Draymond Green Thinks The Warriors Are Bored Of The Regular Season

    Uproxx "You might get bored during the final 30 minutes of Batman V. Superman. You may doze off during a lecture about Marbury V. Madison. But never would you expect Draymond Green, he who apparently didn’t take too kindly to Steve Kerr’s April Fool’s joke about sitting him for a game last week, to grow..." April 07

  • Draymond Green thinks Warriors have only been legitimately beat three times

    Larry Brown Sports "When Draymond Green sits back and reflects on the Golden State Warriors’ season, he only sees three instances where his team was truly beat. Green was appearing on “The Draymond Green Show” on KNBR Thursday with hosts Ray Ratto and Tom Tolbert and talked about the Warriors’ season. The Warriors..." April 02

  • Draymond Green Won't Back Down

    ESPN "THE MOMENT THAT hints at his unrivaled versatility comes on a Saturday in Los Angeles, during the first quarter of a game against the Clippers. Draymond Green, generously listed at 6-foot-7, guards DeAndre Jordan, a human springboard who stands 4 inches taller. Green is relentlessly electrified..." March 31

  • Steve Kerr to talk to Draymond Green about speeding video

    Basketball Insiders "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, who has apologized for a now-deleted video showing his speedometer at 118 mph, will soon be talking to coach Steve Kerr about his “poor judgment.” The video, which didn’t show Green’s face in the driver’s seat of the speeding vehicle, was shown on..." March 25

  • Warriors, Green to discuss speeding-car video

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors were expected to address with Draymond Green a video that appeared on his Snapchat account showing a car occupant's view of the speed reaching as much as 118 mph. "Obviously, poor judgment," Green said of the video. "But I think it's kind of out-of-story of what it's trying to be..." March 24

  • Draymond Green's passion a catalyst for Warriors

    USA Today "When Kobe Bryant made his final Oracle Arena stop against the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star who has been so reflective during his season-long goodbye tour was asked to assess the defending champions through the prism of his own experience. This was mid-January, long before..." March 04

  • Draymond Green: Tirade was 'mistake,' it won't happen again

    ESPN "All-Star forward Draymond Green apologized to his teammates Monday for his tirade at halftime of the Warriors' overtime victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night and vowed it will never happen again. In a lengthy statement, he admitted he made a mistake and said he let his..." March 01

  • Warriors' Draymond Green apologizes for 'profanity-laced tirade'

    CBS Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green apologized on Monday for the "profanity-laced tirade" reported by ABC's Lisa Salters on Saturday. During halftime of the Warriors' 121-118 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, Green's frustrated screaming could be heard through the locker-room walls at..." February 29

  • Report: Green, Kerr engage in halftime shouting match

    The Score "Emotions ran high during Saturday's overtime thriller between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder. ESPN's Lisa Salters reported on the broadcast that a loud, profanity-laced shouting match took place in the Warriors' locker room at halftime. It sounded as if Draymond Green..." February 28

  • Draymond Green surprised himself and became a star

    SB Nation "The Golden State Warriors were going over a play when Draymond Green remembered something. This happens a lot. Some people who have come into contact with Green say he is a basketball savant. Others suggest that he has a natural, almost telepathic feel for the game. Both of those things are true,..." February 17

  • Draymond Green admits stat chasing nearly resulted in loss to Sixers

    The Score "Everything was going according to plan for the league's best team against the ultimate bottom dwellers on Saturday. The Warriors raced out to a 73-54 lead at halftime over the Sixers, and it looked as if the humiliation would only double in the second half. However, the Warriors took their foot..." January 31

  • Warriors to rest Draymond Green for 2 games

    The Score "Stephen Curry has taken time off to rest his bruised shin. Klay Thompson sat out two contests for a back and ankle injury. Now it's Draymond Green's turn to heal up." January 12

  • Julius Randle calls Draymond Green a great role model

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Golden State Warriors are rolling to start the 2015-16 season. The defending champions have only lost just twice in their first 34 games and are on pace for the best regular season in NBA history, surpassing the legendary 72-10 record of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. They boast the league's best..." January 05

  • Bucks’ Michael Carter-Williams smiles about Warriors’ Draymond Green trash talk: “You guys know who he is’

    Inside the Warriors "Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams couldn’t help but smile at the stir resulting from his look toward the Warriors’ bench in the final moments of their upset win Sunday. Asked if any team would have celebrated after ending the Warriors’ season-opening streak, Carter-Williams said of..." December 18

  • Draymond Green's mom heckled him at games when he was younger

    The Score "Mary Babers-Green's trash-talk game is everything. While Draymond Green's mother is known for trashing the Golden State Warriors' opponents on Twitter, Babers-Green revealed in an interview with GQ that she used to heckle her son at his own games. "If he was garbage on the court, I'm yelling..." December 18

  • Warriors' Draymond Green: 'We can have a regular season now'

    The Score "Between the high of winning the franchise's first championship in 40 years and the nightly pressure of extending the best start in NBA history, you can forgive the Golden State Warriors for feeling like they've been playing playoff basketball since last spring. If Draymond Green's postgame..." December 13

  • Draymond Green has rare '5x5' game

    USA Today "Walking into the locker room after his postgame news conference, Draymond Green knew what he accomplished, recording a rare 5x5 game. That’s at least five points, five rebounds, five assists, five steals and five blocks in a game. “Never been part of that club,” he said, smiling that big..." December 12

  • Draymond Green rips ‘coward’ reporter for calling Warriors cocky

    Larry Brown Sports "A Utah Jazz reporter felt that the Golden State Warriors failed to win with class Monday night, and he shared some unflattering stories about it after the game. Draymond Green was not happy. Ben Dowsett, who covers the Jazz for a few different sites, said some Warriors players were..." December 01

  • Green makes Warriors history with back-to-back triple-doubles

    CSN Bay Area "Wilt Chamberlain ranks among the most dominating players in NBA history. Draymond Green, for one night, shared a spiritual moment with the Hall of Fame center. Green posted a triple-double Saturday night in the Warriors’ 120-101 win over the Sacramento Kings, totaling 13 points, 12 assists and..." November 29