Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • Draymond Green says 'it's BS' that Klay Thompson was left off All-NBA teams

    CBS Sports "Another set of awards comes out, another set of players complaining about the results. Never shy about speaking his mind, Warriors forward Draymond Green made a fuss during his media availability on Thursday. Green himself made the All-NBA Third Team with fellow Warriors stars Kevin Durant and..." May 18

  • Draymond Green: ‘You Want To See Kawhi Leonard Get Back Out There’

    SLAM Online "The Spurs had a 21-point lead in the third quarter when Kawhi Leonard left Game 1 with an ankle injury on Sunday. Leonard was torching the Warriors, having already scored 26 points (on 13 shots) and grabbing 8 boards in less than 24 minutes of action. Golden State went on to outscore San..." May 15

  • Cavaliers Richard Jefferson calls out Warriors Draymond Green

    Fanrag Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson has responded to Golden State big man Draymond Green’s criticism about the Cavaliers’ level of competition in the playoffs, according to Jordan Heck. Green recently said he likes to watch “good basketball,” and that when Cleveland plays, “you’re..." May 11

  • Draymond Green not letting outbursts overshadow performance

    San Francisco Chronicle "Late in the first half of the Warriors’ Game 3 win over Utah on Saturday, after getting subbed out for David West, Draymond Green was assessed his first technical of the postseason for jawing with official Bennie Adams from the bench. “I deserved it,” Green said after practice..." May 11

  • Draymond Green critical of media, says Cavs 'playing great basketball'

    ESPN "On Monday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said he thought teams would give the Cleveland Cavaliers a stiffer challenge in the playoffs. On Wednesday after practice, he revealed that he took offense to the headlines some went with regarding those comments. "I didn't say I was..." May 11

  • Draymond Green responds to criticism over his Cavaliers comments

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green recently stated that the Cleveland Cavaliers were playing “boring” games in the playoffs and that he wasn’t that interested in watching them. On Wednesday, he shot back at some of the controversy that those comments have generated. “First off,..." May 10

  • Draymond Green says Steve Kerr sounds ‘upbeat’

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Kerr may not end up returning during the playoffs this year, but he remains in contact with his Golden State Warriors. And based on what Draymond Green says, the coach is handling his ongoing back problems quite well. Green told reporters on Monday that he recently had a phone call with..." May 09

  • Draymond Green not interested in watching ‘boring’ Cavaliers games

    San Jose Mercury News "The Cavaliers and Warriors — again — look like they’re on a crash-course to meet again in the NBA Finals. So you’d expect the two teams, never playing on the same day, would be locked into each other’s games, scouting for down the road. But not Draymond Green. Before Game 4 in Salt Lake City on..." May 08

  • Draymond Green calls Celtics' Kelly OIynyk dirty player

    ESPN "Draymond Green has let it be known that he's no fan of Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk. "He's dirty, a dirty player," Green said on his "Dray Day Podcast." "I don't respect guys like that. I know he's not the greatest basketball player of all time, so maybe he feel like he got to do that,..." May 08

  • Draymond Green not sure why he gets booed in Utah

    Yardbarker "Draymond Green relishes in being one of the most polarizing players in the NBA, but he doesn’t understand what the people of Utah have against him. After the Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead over the Jazz on Saturday, Green was asked about fans at the Vivint Smart Home Arena letting..." May 07

  • Draymond Green leaves Game 2 against Jazz with leg injury, but returns

    San Jose Mercury News "After whiffing his layup on a mid-fourth quarter drive, Draymond Green tumbled to the floor, slowly got up and then fell down to the court again, grabbing his left knee area. The Warriors called timeout, the trainers came out to look at Green and, after about a minute, the Warriors’ star power..." May 05

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green: ‘I’ve gotten the N-word, all of that’

    The Undefeated "Draymond Green said he isn’t surprised fans talk trash to him during NBA games, considering his emotional style of play. What does surprise the Golden State Warriors All-Star forward, however, is when it turns racial or when hecklers go overboard, as they have on occasion, calling him the “N-word”..." May 03

  • Draymond rails against Charles Barkley comparison

    San Francisco Chronicle "The parallels are obvious: In addition to both being undersized power forwards, Charles Barkley and Draymond Green seize any opportunity to trash talk. Green, however, isn’t a fan of being compared to anyone — even a Hall of Famer. “Hell no,” Green said when asked Sunday if he is the..." April 30

  • Warriors' Draymond Green explains why people love to hate on Steph Curry

    CBS Sports "Stephen Curry is beloved by millions of people across the world, and especially by residents in the Bay Area. He's the two-time reigning MVP and was the leader of the team that brought an NBA title to Golden State in 2015. He's also, increasingly, become a player people -- notably current and..." April 20

  • Damian Lillard Explains How Draymond Green's Trash Talking Is Going to Help Him and Blazers

    Complex "We learned two things during Game 1 of the Warriors/Trail Blazers playoff series on Sunday afternoon. The first is that these two teams are going to score a lot of points when they take the court during the series. Golden State beat Portland 121-109 in Game 1, and we would guess that the..." April 17

  • Warriors' Draymond Green embraces playoff scrutiny: 'It's fun'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is "absolutely" ready for the extra spotlight and scrutiny he's sure to attract during the postseason, he told ESPN's Marc Stein. ‎"I'm looking forward to that scrutiny, because it's great," Green said in the SportsCenter interview, which aired..." April 14

  • Richard Jefferson on Draymond Green’s podcast: It’s ‘something you try and fall asleep to’

    Sportsnaut "The level of petty in today’s NBA just continues to be taken to another level. Whether rival players actually don’t like one another or if it’s just for show, there’s a lot of trash-talking taking place around the Association. From LeBron James’ Warriors-themed birthday party to Stephen Curry..." April 07

  • Draymond Green had a bizarre reason for punching James Harden’s injured wrist

    Fox Sports "Draymond Green long ago lost the benefit of the doubt when it comes to plays that could be considered “dirty.” A few hits to the groin will do that for you. So when the Warriors forward appeared to punch James Harden on the Rockets guard’s injured wrist Friday night in the Warriors’ win over..." April 01

  • Draymond Green with ultimate troll job, has JaVale McGee toilet paper

    Sportsnaut "Draymond Green and JaVale McGee are teammates. They both play for the Golden State Warriors and aren’t known to have any feud. So why the heck does Green have toilet paper with McGee’s face on it? Well, it likely has to do with recent, seemingly unceasing disparaging comments made by Shaquille..." March 20

  • D'Angelo Russell's cowardice in Lakers-Bucks fight made Draymond Green angry

    Sporting News "As if Friday night's shove match between the Lakers and Bucks could not get more embarrassing, Warriors forward Draymond Green, who of course had nothing to do with the altercation, on Saturday pointed out arguably its most embarrassing aspect. That would be Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell's..." March 18

  • Draymond: No. 1 seed 'not really important anymore' for Warriors

    247 Sports "It looks like the Golden State Warriors really don't care about the No. 1 seed. Less than a week after sitting all of their star players in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Draymond Green recently came clean to the media—the Warriors no longer care about the No. 1 seed. The Warriors enter..." March 16

  • Draymond Green’s mother critical of Warriors roster

    Larry Brown Sports "Draymond Green turned in one of his best performances of the season on Tuesday night to lead the Warriors to a win, which believe it or not was just the team’s third in eight games. If you’re looking for someone to blame for Golden State’s recent struggles, Green’s mother says the front office is..." March 15

  • Draymond Green: Refs applying double standard to me

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said he is playing with a "different set of rules" after receiving his 12th technical foul of the season Friday night at Minnesota. Green expressed frustration about a technical he received after a third-quarter personal foul on Timberwolves center..." March 11

  • Stephen Curry, Draymond Green among Warriors to rest vs. Spurs

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors will rest Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala for Saturday's showdown with the San Antonio Spurs. Head coach Steve Kerr announced his decision after Friday night's 103-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The loss was the Warriors' fourth..." March 11

  • Draymond Green: Underestimating my influence costly for Hawks

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green may be a two-time All-Star and leading Defensive Player of the Year candidate, but he apparently isn't good enough to warrant game planning by opponents. Before the Warriors and Atlanta Hawks tipped off on Monday night, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer..." March 07

  • Draymond Green Blasts Knicks for Not Playing Music During Game

    Complex "The Knicks made a strange decision prior to their game against the Warriors on Sunday afternoon. They decided that they weren’t going to play any music or show any videos on the JumboTron during the first half of the game at Madison Square Garden. And they let their fans know that they were doing..." March 06

  • Warriors' Green proposes All-Star Game fix: 'Raise the money'

    ESPN "The annual NBA All-Star Game has become a noncompetitive, 48-minute exhibition in which defense isn't played. There is very little resistance on both ends of the floor, and Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr told ESPN that it’s up to the players to fix that. “I think we could talk about..." March 05

  • Draymond: No extra motivation for Warriors with Durant out

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors may have one of their star players sidelined for an extended period, but Draymond Green said the situation doesn't warrant any extra motivation to sustain a high level of play. "What is this, Game 61? If you're still looking for inspiration now, you're f---ed," Green..." March 03

  • Draymond Green Continued His Beef With Paul Pierce By Saying He Couldn’t Carry A Team

    Uproxx "Draymond Green is a noted conversationalist, and his in-game dialogues with opposing players can sometimes go a little overboard. At least that was the argument among many critics after he unleashed a hot verbal torrent on Paul Pierce in a game against the Clippers last week. First, Pierce..." February 28

  • Draymond ribs Pierce for playoff struggles before Big 3 arrived

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green explained the origins of his trash talk with Paul Pierce that went viral. He then took Pierce and his fans to task for what he called revisionist history. “I said what I had to say,” Green explained on his podcast with me, Uninterrupted’s Dray Day. “And he said no more after..." February 28

  • Draymond Green: 76ers are going to be ‘really, really, really good’

    CSN Philly "The Warriors are the blueprint of a total team in the NBA. They have a star-studded starting lineup and a top sixth man with the positional versatility that creates hard-to-combat matchups. Yet, as the Warriors notched their 50th win of the season, 119-108, in a collaborative effort against the..." February 28

  • Draymond: MVP's a 6-horse race, including Isaiah Thomas

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green stopped by Twitter headquarters Friday and answered questions posed via tweet. The first one elicited a laugh from the Warriors star, and an intriguing response: Perhaps the NBA MVP should be Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas. “When I look around at who deserves MVP, I think..." February 25

  • Chris Broussard: Here’s how the Warriors must fix their Draymond Green problem

    Fox Sports "The Golden State Warriors came out of the All-Star break dead before coming to life in the third quarter Thursday night, and Draymond Green was right in the middle of it, yelling at officials, his coach, teammates — everyone. Green landed on the bench with a technical and was lucky he didn’t..." February 25

  • Draymond Green to Paul Pierce: ‘You thought you was Kobe’

    Sportsnaut "Draymond Green loves to talk trash on the court. Draymond Green does not love the Los Angeles Clippers. So it stands to reason that Green would be pumped up when his Golden State Warriors took on the Clippers Thursday night in Oakland. The game wasn’t more than a minute in before Draymond..." February 24

  • Did Draymond Green deliberately kick an opponent again?

    USA Today "What a night for Draymond Green. On Thursday, he made some stat-sheet contributions to the Golden State Warriors in their win over the Los Angeles Clippers, he talked some serious trash to Clips vet Paul Pierce and, oh yeah, everyone’s now speculating that, yet again, he may have kicked an..." February 24

  • Tempers high as Green gets heated at Kerr, official

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green was unhappy with a foul call in transition early in the third quarter. After crashing to the court with Blake Griffin and getting the wrong end of the whistle, he stormed away yelling at official Scott Foster. Green was nailed with his 10th technical of the season and looked to..." February 24

  • 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