Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Draymond: Warriors don't care about 'villain' label

    ESPN "The past few years the Golden State Warriors have enjoyed a hearty, warm embrace from the basketball community. That community consisted of the NBA, players, fans and media members. The way they played so freely with an aggressive, controlled-chaos style of play was an unconventional attractive..." October 24

  • Draymond digs Durant: 'I like that dude because he's a lot like me'

    Bleacher Report "It’s a simple question. Four little words. But Draymond Green is struck silent. And quite easily so. He stares ahead, then at the floor. Rocks back and forth. Fiddles with the drawstring on his shorts. Goes to speak. Stops. Nearly 20 seconds pass. He is surprised by the fact he’s caught..." October 23

  • Draymond Green up to old leg-kicking ways, gets into scuffle with Trail Blazers

    Sporting News "Apparently Draymond Green hasn't learned to keep his legs away from the opponent's belts when trying to draw a foul. The Warriors forward, who blatantly kicked Thunder big man Steven Adams in the groin during last year's playoffs, aggravated another player Friday night in a preseason game with..." October 22

  • Draymond Green Can't Be Controlled by the Warriors, Which Could Potentially Blow up Golden State's Dynasty

    The Big Lead "This is an unassailable fact about the 2016 NBA Finals: Draymond Green’s suspension in the NBA Finals cost the Warriors a title. Up 3-1, they lost Green, then Andrew Bogut got hurt, and it snowballed. LeBron went bananas for 40+ points twice in a row – he hadn’t scored 40 in a game all season –..." October 20

  • When cops nearly had to stop Draymond Green from attacking Steve Kerr

    New York Post "The heart of the Warriors wanted to rip the team’s head off. That’s the picture of the Golden State locker room during a February game last season, when Draymond Green erupted at coach Steve Kerr in a tirade that had a police officer ready to bust through the door to settle the storm. A..." October 20

  • Golden State's Draymond Green problem

    ESPN "All in all, it was not the best few months for Draymond Green. On June 10, during Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cavaliers, some 20 million viewers caught him in the act of trying to slap LeBron James in the groin. Three days later, after being suspended for that act, he watched his Warriors..." October 19

  • Warriors' Draymond Green says Lakers' Julius Randle 'has potential' to be better than him

    Orange County Register "With the ball in his hands, Lakers forward Julius Randle stared straight ahead at one of his mentors, but he didn’t look intimidated by Draymond Green’s formidable presence. Instead, Randle charged past him. After drawing a foul on the Golden State Warriors’ All-Star forward, Randle shouted..." October 17

  • Kevin Durant, Draymond Green partied with Travis Scott in Las Vegas

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant and Draymond Green are clearly enjoying their time together as teammates on the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs played the Los Angeles Lakers in a preseason contest at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, winning by the final of 112-107. After the game, the gold medal-winning..." October 17

  • Draymond Green goes off on Paul Pierce for criticism of Kevin Durant

    SI "It’s safe to say Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Thunder and join the Warriors was the biggest story of the NBA off-season. As the preseason winds down, there has been no shortage of critics. Future Hall of Famer and occasionally grumpy old man Paul Pierce was among them on Thursday,..." October 14

  • Draymond Green on Warriors being villain: ‘Who cares?’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors are going to hear an awful lot of boos during the upcoming season, and Draymond Green is not concerned about it. In fact, the star forward is prepared to embrace the hate. While speaking with reporters on Wednesday, Green was asked about the Warriors being considered..." September 29

  • Here's How Draymond Green Plans to Deal With Opposing Fans Who Boo the Warriors

    Complex "A year ago, the Warriors were one of the most popular teams, if not the most popular team, in the NBA. Thanks to the exciting brand of basketball that they used to win a championship in 2015, many casual NBA fans jumped on the Golden State bandwagon and started to cheer for Steph Curry, Klay..." September 29

  • Draymond Green wonders whether Kevin Durant still respects him after stalkerish recruiting

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green said he didn’t talk much with Kevin Durant during the playoffs – which means Green crammed in a ton of communication before the postseason. The Warriors recruited Durant throughout the season to the point it reportedly bothered the Thunder – especially Green’s relationship with..." September 15

  • Drake asks Steph Curry and Draymond Green for permission to perform at Oracle Arena show

    Fox Sports "On Wednesday night during the second of his two shows at Oakland's Oracle Arena, Drake brought out a couple of guys familiar with the turf when he introduced Steph Curry and Draymond Green. The Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador also asked for their permission to perform there. "I just wanted to..." September 15

  • Draymond Green All But Admits To Stalking Kevin Durant While Recruiting Him To The Warriors

    Uproxx "Draymond Green recently sat down with Conan O’Brien to talk about the work he put in to get former Oklahoma City Thunder counterpart Kevin Durant to sign with his Golden State Warriors. “I recruited KD really hard,” said Green. “It was sort of like the equivalent of a college coach trying to..." September 14