Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

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    Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

    Draymond embraces notion that Curry makes him better: "If he doesn't make you better, YOU suck"

  • 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

  • Forward-thinking Draymond sets money aside for technicals

    CSN Bay Area "After receiving a technical foul in the Warriors' season opener on Tuesday night, Draymond Green is on pace for 82 this season. That would break Rasheed Wallace's league-record 41 set in the 2000-2001 campaign. "I definitely got my money's worth on that one," Green explained on KNBR 680-AM..." October 30

  • Draymond Green calls Kevin Durant the league's most underrated trash-talker

    The Oklahoman "Draymond Green’s team carries the NBA title belt and, individually, he carries a reputation as the league’s best current trash-talker. But when asked his opinion for his biggest challenger for the crown, Green had an interesting answer. Appearing on ESPN radio’s Freddie Coleman Show, Green..." September 24

  • Draymond Green 'definitely' thinks Warriors are disrespected

    The Score "Despite winning the NBA championship last season, the Golden State Warriors are still playing with a few chips on their shoulders. This especially applies to notorious motormouth Draymond Green, who took aim at some of the criticisms lobbed toward the Warriors. "I definitely think there is..." September 17

  • Draymond Green pledges $3.1M to Michigan State for athletics, academics

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, fresh off signing a five-year contract this summer, is pledging $3.1 million to Michigan State -- the largest donation from an athlete in school history. Green made the announcement Thursday at his alma mater. He signed an $82 million contract after..." September 11

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Golden State, meanwhile, expects to have four Team USA mini-camp attendees: S. Curry, K. Thompson, D. Green and H. Barnes

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    On Team USA front, I'm told Draymond Green - he of 5-yr, $82 mil deal w/ Warriors- is planning on accepting invite for Vegas minicamp in Aug

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    Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

    Draymond on Kyrie Irving saying the healthy Cavs would have won the title: "I think if I was 6-11 I'd be Anthony Davis"

  • Draymond Green agrees to 5-year, $85 million deal with Warriors

    SB Nation "Draymond Green has agreed to stay with the Warriors on a five-year, $85 million contract, according to Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears. That is about $5 million less than the maximum he could have earned, or an average of $1 million less per season. There was some risk that Green might depart, or at..." July 02

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    The Warriors first call at 9:01 p.m. tonight went to restricted free agent Draymond Green. No surprise there

  • Draymond Green breaks off talks with Warriors

    Yahoo! Sports "The Golden State Warriors and restricted free-agent forward Draymond Green have broken off contract talks, a source told Yahoo Sports on Wednesday. The Warriors met with Green and agent B.J. Armstrong in Los Angeles after 12:01 a.m. ET on Tuesday when NBA free agents could first begin..." July 01

  • Draymond Green to meet with Warriors at midnight, nobody else if that goes well

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green wants to stay a Warrior. The Warriors want — actually, need — to keep Draymond Green in the Bay Area. So there shouldn’t be a lot of drama in his restricted free agency. And he plans to keep it that way, unless the Warriors low ball him. From Marc Spears of Yahoo and Ramona..." June 30

  • Draymond Green eager for free agency courtships

    Yahoo! Sports "Draymond Green said that during an all-day NBA championship celebration given in his honor in Saginaw, Mich., on Saturday, there were "a lot of people talking" to him about signing with the Detroit Pistons. The restricted free agent also noticed, however, that his Golden State Warriors have..." June 29

  • Green and the Warriors know they have to stick together now that this franchise has reached the mountaintop

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green had nowhere particular to go; he wanted to stay right where he was for just a little bit longer. Was he walking around in a dream? Was this real? This was about 90 minutes after the Warriors clinched the championship at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday, and just after the..." June 18

  • Draymond Green Verbally Commits to Warriors

    The Hoop Doctors "Draymond Green will reach restricted free agency this summer, which, truthfully, is the single-most pointless piece of offseason information. Why? Because Green is staying with the Golden State Warriors. Incumbent teams typically hold on to their higher-profile restricted free agents...." June 18

  • Warriors' Green: 'I wouldn't say we're not fighting, but we could fight more'

    The Score "Draymond Green wasn't in the most pleasant mood after the Golden State Warriors' Game 3 loss on Tuesday, telling a reporter he was off base in questioning if the Dubs needed to "pump each other up." On Wednesday, the struggling forward changed his tune a bit during media availability. "This..." June 11

  • Magic Johnson: Stephen Curry, Draymond Green need to stop complaining

    Sporting News "The Warriors need to make adjustments if they plan on winning Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Legendary NBA All Star Magic Johnson offered a strong take some advice for what Stephen Curry and company should change. It has nothing to do with shot selection or how to defend LeBron James. It has..." June 10

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    CBS Sports NBA @CBSSportsNBA

    Steve Kerr: "Draymond has back spasms. He should be available to play tomorrow. He's getting treated today."

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    Rosalyn Gold-Onwude @ROSGO21

    Draymond Green shared w/ me his back "is locked up at all times- pain w/ explosion, jumping & contact". Hurt it Game 2, 3rd qtr after fall.

  • Draymond: 'I was horrible,' teammates 'picked me up'

    CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry, MVP and leader of the Warriors, came out for tipoff with a cut on his head and a protective sleeve covering his bruised right elbow. Fellow guard Klay Thompson dropped to the floor early in the fourth quarter, after the side of his head was hit with such force by the knee of..." May 28

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Draymond Green: "Honestly, we didn't prepare for Mike (Conley) to play. We just didn't expect him to."

  • Draymond denies trying to purposely hurt Conley

    CSN Bay Area "In the wake of the Warriors' 97-90 loss to Memphis on Tuesday night, Draymond Green sat before his locker room cubicle holding his phone and scrolling through text messages and his Twitter feed. He didn't like much of what he saw. Green was subjected to considerable backlash from the..." May 06