Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • Draymond Green on Carmelo Anthony: ‘The way he’s been treated pisses me off’

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green has never been afraid to speak his mind publicly. In addition to his sometimes violent play on the court, this is what makes Green such a divisive figure. With that said, Green himself is liked by fellow NBA players. His hard-nosed approach..." February 19

  • Draymond Green sides with Kyrie Irving’s ‘earth is flat’ stance

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Draymond Green and Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving have something in common besides their championship rings and Nike endorsements. “Ky got me thinking about that, though,” Green said on his Dray Day podcast for Uninterrupted, co-hosted by yours truly. “I’m rocking with Ky. … How..." February 19

  • Draymond Green: Remarks about James Dolan 'came off the wrong way'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green told ESPN that his comments about New York Knicks owner James Dolan using a "slave master mentality" toward Charles Oakley "came off the wrong way." Green originally made his comments earlier this week on his on his "Dray Day" podcast on..." February 17

  • Draymond Green: James Dolan had 'slave master mentality' toward Oakley

    USA Today "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green weighed in on the James Dolan-Charles Oakley situation on Wednesday afternoon, and he didn't hold back. "No. 1 — (Oakley) is a legend. Treat him as such," Green said on his Uninterrupted podcast. "Why is (Oakley) buying a ticket to a game, first off?..." February 15

  • Cops Have to Stop an Altercation Between Draymond Green and OKC Fan

    Black Sports Online "Everyone needs to chill. It is getting a little chippy and Draymond might go Artest at any moment. If what Draymond is saying is true, the fan should be banned for life, racist comments should not be allowed at any stadium or arena." February 12

  • No Doubt Draymond Green Is the League's Most Unique Player

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant doesn't want to talk anymore about his first return trip to Oklahoma City, which is due up on Saturday night. "I ain't got nothing for y'all!" Durant said after the Golden State Warriors' 123-92 annihilation of the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, per Bleacher Report's Erik..." February 11

  • Draymond Green records NBA's first triple-double scoring fewer than 10 points

    CBS Sports "Draymond Green did something no NBA player has ever done before. He recorded the first triple-double in league history while scoring fewer than 10 points. Green's final stat line: 4 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals. The Warriors, who defeated the Grizzlies 122-107 on Friday night,..." February 11

  • Charles Barkley: Dwyane Wade, Draymond Green are 'AAU babies' for backing LeBron

    CBS Sports "To no surprise to anyone, Charles Barkley is still talking about his war of words with LeBron James. The Cavaliers star took umbrage with Barkley saying James was whining about Cleveland needing to add another playmaker. Barkley also seemed to question James' competitive fire and spirit, which..." February 08

  • Draymond Green purposely tried to rile up, motivate Kevin Durant

    ESPN "The verbal altercation between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on Saturday was nothing more than an attempt by Green to light a fire under his superstar teammate, league sources told ESPN on Tuesday. Sources told ESPN that Green, trying to use reverse psychology, intentionally and aggressively..." February 08

  • Draymond on his flare-up with Kevin Durant: ‘Anyone who knows anything about winning knows that’s going to happen’

    San Jose Mercury News "I’m writing a column on the Warriors’ unique public and behind-the-scenes chemistry–and occasional tendency to have large blow-ups in the middle of games–so I asked Draymond Green and Steve Kerr about this issue. Green and Kevin Durant were captured on video having quite an animated discussion..." February 07

  • Draymond Green on argument with Kevin Durant: Nothing to see here, move along

    Pro Basketball Talk "There are times, when they get tested in a close game, that we see tension bubble up with the Warriors. They don’t get in this situation often, but it happened again in a loss to the Kings over the weekend, when Draymond Green and Kevin Durant had words. Something that has happened before. In..." February 06

  • Draymond OK after injuring knee on hard fall

    San Jose Mercury News "Late in the second quarter on Saturday night in Sacramento, Draymond Green went careening into the courtside cameras on a wild drive attempt. Green fell awkwardly and immediately grabbed his right knee. The Warriors called timeout and the entire team and medical staff came over to check on him...." February 05

  • Kevin Durant, Draymond Green had ‘heated exchange’ during loss to Kings

    Larry Brown Sports "Is there some trouble brewing in the Golden State paradise? According to Deuce Mason of CBS Sacramento, Warriors forwards Draymond Green and Kevin Durant had a “heated exchange” during Saturday’s 109-106 overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings. Green was apparently upset after Durant dribbled..." February 05

  • Draymond Green cheers LeBron James’ Charles Barkley rant

    San Jose Mercury News "When Draymond Green read LeBron James’ comments, he couldn’t help but stand up and scream at the screen. “Destroy him!” Draymond yelled. “Destroy him!” The adversaries, who faced off in the last two NBA Finals and have had two physical run-ins on the court that led to Green flagrants, were..." February 04

  • Ty Lue says Draymond Green ‘wanted to send a message’ with flagrant foul on LeBron

    Fox Sports "Midway through the second quarter of the Golden State Warriors’ blowout win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, Draymond Green collided with LeBron James and was whistled for a flagrant foul for his actions. It probably should have been only a common foul, but given Green’s history and..." January 18

  • Draymond Green disagrees with LeBron James, says Warriors-Cavs is a rivalry

    CBS Sports "Unlike LeBron James, Draymond Green is willing to say that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors indeed have a rivalry. Before the Warriors' 126-91 blowout victory on Monday, James insisted that the Cavaliers have no rivals. Green essentially said James was lying. "I don't have much..." January 17

  • Flagrant or flop? Draymond Green crashes into LeBron James

    New York Daily News "Draymond Green appears to be up to his dirty tricks again. Or has LeBron James just mastered the art of flopping? Things got a little chippy between the Cavaliers and Warriors Monday night as James and Green collided into each other during the second quarter in a rematch of last season’s NBA..." January 17

  • Draymond Green to wear ‘Sideline Racism’ shoes on MLK Day

    Sportsnaut "There are many different ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Day. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has chosen to make a statement about the state of current events to honor the legacy of the legendary civil-rights leader. In basketball terms, Green is clearly saying it’s time to..." January 16

  • Draymond: Cousins is 'the best big man in the game hands down'

    ESPN "After beating the Sacramento Kings 117-106 on Sunday night, Golden State Warriors All-Star Draymond Green declared Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins, "The best big man in the league, hands down." "I think DeMarcus is the best center in the game," Draymond Green assessed after the game. "I think a..." January 09

  • Durant: Exchange with Draymond 'wasn't an argument'

    Sporting News "Kevin Durant has opened up saying his heated discussion with Draymond Green in the final moments of regulation was nothing more than a simple pep talk. "He's and emotional guy," Durant told reporters after the game. "It wasn't an argument at all. It wasn't a disagreement. I felt like Draymond..." January 08

  • Smash Mouth Rips Draymond Green on Twitter for Yelling at Kevin Durant

    Complex "Draymond Green has never been one to mince words. Only eight days in 2017, he’s already stirred controversy for grilling Kevin Durant on the court after a recent loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Many people in the Bay blamed KD’s bad habits for that collapse, but Dray told reporters after the game..." January 08

  • Here's why Draymond Green went off on Kevin Durant in Warriors' loss to Grizzlies

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors blew a 24-point lead, at home, to the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night in a 128-119 overtime loss, Golden State's sixth of the season, and fourth to a Western Conference playoff power this season. The play that caught everyone's attention, however, occurred with 41 seconds..." January 07

  • Draymond Green Reminds Everyone That ‘3-1 Still Sucks’

    Dime Magazine "The Golden State Warriors are just about as dominant as everyone expected them to be after the addition of Kevin Durant in the offseason, but though they have a new look, they still have some demons to exorcise — namely, the fact that they blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals to the Cavaliers after..." January 05

  • Draymond Green on Triple-Doubles: ‘If I Cared I’d Have a Lot More’

    SLAM Online "Draymond Green says he doesn’t “care at all” about earning triple-doubles, so long as the Golden State Warriors keep on winning. The All-Star forward notched a rare triple-dip this season Monday night, finishing with 15 points, 13 assists and ten boards to lead the Dubs past the visiting Denver..." January 03

  • Draymond Green still wonders why he got suspended in last year's NBA Finals

    CBS Sports "Taking advantage of Draymond Green's suspension in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers began their momentous and historic comeback by winning that game and the next two to win the 2016 NBA championship. Green's suspension was the result of accumulating too many flagrant foul points,..." December 25

  • Draymond watched son's birth via FaceTime on plane

    San Francisco Gate "Draymond Green watched the birth of his son Thursday morning from a plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport. When the Warriors forward caught his first glimpse of Draymond, Jr., on FaceTime, he shrieked with excitement. The stewardess stopped to make sure everything was OK. “I’m..." December 24

  • Draymond Green questionable for Christmas Day game to be with newborn son

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green has another reason to pass out cigars (other than winning a ring) — he is a new father. Draymond Jamal Green Jr. was born Thursday at 3:55 a.m. Congratulations to Green and his family. On the court, this means Green will not be with the Warriors Thursday night in Brooklyn to..." December 22

  • Draymond Green riled up by Kristaps Porzingis' comments

    ESPN "After the Golden State Warriors defeated the New York Knicks 103-90 on Thursday night, Draymond Green revealed he became irate after looking over some comments made by Knicks second-year forward Kristaps Porzingis. “My Nike rep, Adrian [Stelly], showed me something on the sideline like two..." December 16

  • So, what would Draymond Green say if he wasn't holding back?

    ESPN "Love him or hate him, Draymond Green has cemented himself as one of the most entertaining, polarizing and outspoken figures in the NBA. Green, the Golden State Warriors' unquestioned emotional leader, says exactly what's on his mind. He's boisterous, forthright and unapologetic. And he learned..." December 13

  • Draymond Green says he was motivated against Jazz by Quin Snyder quote

    San Francisco Chronicle "Before tip-off Thursday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Draymond Green’s iPhone lit up with a text from his mother, Mary Babers. It contained a quote from Quin Snyder in which the Jazz head coach mentioned that letting Green shoot seemed prudent. The excerpt was innocuous by most standards,..." December 11

  • Draymond Green, Kevin Durant laughed at Jazz coach for not surrendering

    Larry Brown Sports "The Utah Jazz fought to the finish in their loss to the mighty Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, and Draymond Green and Kevin Durant mocked them for it. With his team down by double-digits late in the game, Jazz head coach Quin Snyder called three timeouts in the last 1:05 in an attempt..." December 09

  • Kiki VanDeWeghe clarifies the flagrant foul flail rulings against Draymond Green

    San Jose Mercury News "Last postseason’s most controversial storyline has leaked into the regular season. Draymond Green’s after-foul body movements cost the Warriors in their late-Thursday night, double-overtime loss to the Rockets. Green was called for a crucial flagrant foul with under three minutes left. Going..." December 05

  • Harden responds to Green's 'unnatural' comments

    SI "James Harden has been doing more than ever for the Rockets this season, posting a career-high usage rate and leading the league in assists, so it’s only natural that he served as the hype man and bouncer at his own invite-only sneaker party. The four-time All-Star celebrated the launch of his..." December 04

  • Draymond Green Defends His Kicking Habit Then Kicks Marquese Chriss

    Ball Is Life "One game after kicking James Harden in the face and hours after making the following comments about the league’s take on his habit of kicking people, Draymond Green struck again. I just laugh at it. It’s funny how you can tell me how I get hit and how my body is supposed to react. I didn’t know..." December 04

  • Warriors' Draymond Green criticizes league, and actually has a good point

    Complex "Draymond Green is still standing on his IDGAF soapbox regarding the NBA's flagrant foul rule change for this season. It was in reference to the Flagrant Foul 1 that the officials tagged Green for his kick (or elbow) during his mid-air entanglement with James Harden in Thursday's Rockets-Warriors..." December 04

  • Report: Green not expected to face discipline after kicking Harden

    Fanrag Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green received a Flagrant 1 for kicking Houston Rockets guard James Harden in the face on Thursday night, but Green will not face further discipline, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. The play occurred late in the second overtime. Harden actually committed..." December 02

  • Draymond after kicking Harden: Rockets deserved flagrant as well

    San Jose Mercury News "Let’s just say two things right off the bat: I totally understand the flagrant foul assessment on Draymond Green in double-overtime of the Warriors’ loss to Houston tonight, because it’s impossible to toss away his recent history with kicking out and striking opponents in sensitive areas, and..." December 02

  • Harden becomes Draymond's latest kicking victim

    USA Today "Draymond Green kicked someone — again. Late in the second overtime period of the Houston Rockets'132-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Green was fouled by James Harden but flung his leg up on the way down following a shot, catching Harden with a foot to the face. The play, which..." December 02

  • Hawks announcer agitated by Draymond’s dancing after game-winning block

    KNBR "Draymond Green was the talk of the interview room after the Warriors’s 12th victory in a row, this time a 105-100 win against the Atlanta Hawks. With 45 seconds left, Green blocked back-to-back shots, both on driving Hawks guards Dennis Schroder and Kent Bazemore. It was one the most impressive..." November 29

  • Draymond Green and Adam Schefter trade barbs via Twitter

    KNBR "Outspoken Warriors power forward Draymond Green got into a minor spat with ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter of all people via Twitter on Sunday evening, with the conversation continuing into Monday morning. It all started with a rather innocuous tweet by Schefter regarding the Sunday night football..." November 29

  • Warriors receive good news on Draymond Green's scary ankle injury

    Fox Sports "Although the Golden State Warriors easily took care of business against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, the night did include one scare for Draymond Green's team. Late in the third quarter of Golden State's 109-85 win in Los Angeles, Green and teammate Ian Clark collided on the defensive end...." November 26

  • Draymond sustains ankle injury following scary collision with Clark

    NBA.com "All-Star power forward Draymond Green and Warriors teammate Ian Clark left Friday night’s game against the Lakers after being hurt on the same play under the basket late in the third quarter in Los Angeles. Clark was on the court in the paint after getting tangled trying to get in position to..." November 26

  • Warriors start push for Draymond Green as Defensive Player of Year

    ESPN "They're only 14 games into the regular season, but that isn't preventing the Golden State Warriors from campaigning for an individual honor on behalf of Draymond Green. "I hope he wins [Defensive Player of the Year]," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after Monday's 120-83 win over the Indiana..." November 22

  • Draymond Green wants Defensive Player of the Year Award ‘bad’

    Larry Brown Sports "Widely heralded as one of the Association’s most versatile defensive specimens, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is looking to change the fact that he’s still without a Defensive Player of the Year Award in his trophy case. In a recent interview with Chris Haynes of ESPN, Green..." November 17

  • Draymond Green: 'I'm one of the best players in the NBA'

    ESPN "Draymond Green's point production is down through the first 10 games of the season, but that's about it, and he's proving that he's still a legitimate All-Star. Even while incorporating seven-time All-Star Kevin Durant, Green continues to find ways to fill the stat sheet. He leads the Golden..." November 15

  • Draymond says he gets techs for showing emotion

    Larry Brown Sports "Draymond Green picked up another technical foul on Thursday night, and he doesn’t understand why he’s earning them. Green told The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears that he believes he received the technical for screaming after a Kevin Durant block, and feels that he received a technical for similar..." November 04

  • Draymond Green: Warriors want to beat Thunder ‘really bad’ for Kevin Durant

    Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Westbrook has repeatedly said he’s no more motivated to play the Warriors than he is for any other game. With the Thunder facing Golden State tonight for the first time since Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City, Draymond Green is taking a different approach. Green, via Monte Poole of CSN..." November 03

  • Draymond Green: 'Teams are trying to punk' the Warriors

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said teams are being more physical with them this season. "Teams are trying to punk us, [but] it's fine," Green said after the Warriors defeated the Phoenix Suns 106-100 on Sunday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena. "We're not going to get..." October 31

  • Draymond Green’s Mom Is Already Mad Online About The New-Look Warriors

    Dime Magazine "The Golden State Warriors, for all the talk of them being an unbeatable super team this year, were thoroughly chastened by the San Antonio Spurs at home, 129-100. The Warriors looked out of sync on both offense and defense, which is not that surprising when you consider how much roster turnover..." October 26

  • Stephen Curry defends Draymond Green, calls criticism ‘ridiculous’

    USA Today "Stephen Curry pushed back against the public narrative surrounding his Golden State Warriors super team after practice on Sunday, coming to the defense of teammate Draymond Green after a recent ESPN article painted him in quite the unflattering light. This comes after new addition Kevin Durant..." October 24