Draymond Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Draymond Green learned to talk trash from his mom

    Yahoo! Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green searched through his contacts on his cell phone long after a 97-87 Game 2 win against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night until he found "Mama." On Twitter, Mary Babers-Green is known as @babers_mary, and she has a growing number of basketball fans..." April 22

  • Drummond wants Draymond as teammate, but is it tampering?

    Detroit News "Pistons center Andre Drummond might have violated NBA tampering rules when he tweeted Saturday night that he wanted to play with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green. The tweet has been deleted. The tweet came shortly after Green scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Warriors'..." April 22

  • Draymond Green learned to talk trash from his mom

    Yahoo! Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green searched through his contacts on his cell phone long after a 97-87 Game 2 win against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night until he found "Mama." On Twitter, Mary Babers-Green is known as @babers_mary, and she has a growing number of basketball fans..." April 21

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Draymond Green to @Jpdabrams: "You haven't asked me do I think if I'm the def player of the yr. Yes, I think I'm the def player of the yr."

  • Draymond Green calls out Clippers’ “cocky arrogance”

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers and Warriors don’t like each other very much. That’s common knowledge — their games against each other are always highly physical and they met in the playoffs last season. Draymond Green has been the most outspoken proponent of the anti-Clipper sentiment on the Warriors, most notably..." April 09

  • Draymond Green poised to make some real green in summer

    Detroit Free Press "Draymond Green put on his happy face. The date was June 28, 2012. It was the night of the NBA draft and the Michigan State senior and two-time state champion at Saginaw had just waited several hours to hear then-deputy commissioner Adam Silver call his name. "With the 35th pick of the..." April 06

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    GSWStats @gswstats

    Draymond Green (shin inflammation) will not play tonight against the Suns.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said Draymond Green has a minor shin issue that could cost him tomorrow's game vs. the Clippers.

  • Report: Warriors ‘going to match whatever’ offer Draymond Green receives as restricted free agent

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green has been an incredible two-way player for the Warriors, with his contributions on the defensive end of the floor speaking volumes in terms of the impact he’s had for his team this season. Golden State leads the league in defensive efficiency, and the only Warriors player that..." March 18

  • Green focused on winning title, not joining Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "Draymond Green saw it. There was no way he could miss it. Green, the 2012 Golden State Warriors second-round pick, was very interested in returning to Michigan to play for the Detroit Pistons this off-season, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The state is the place where he first made..." March 12

  • Charles Barkley makes an enemy in Draymond Green

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors forward Draymond Green fired back at Charles Barkley again Saturday, this time after the Hall of Famer and current TNT analyst was critical of Green's size and toughness. Green caught wind of Barkley's comments about Green being small and not "tough enough" after Golden State lost to..." March 01

  • Draymond Green: 'A contract is the least of my worries'

    Sporting News "Last year, Michigan State prospect Adreian Payne (now with the Wolves) was discussing his former Spartan teammate, Draymond Green. Payne said he thought that the gregarious Green could run for mayor of just about any town, “and win by a landslide.” When told of that recently, Green laughed and..." February 19

  • Draymond Green has 'significant interest' in playing for hometown Pistons

    Detroit Bad Boys "Draymond Green, who is expected to be one of the most highly coveted free agents this summer, has "significant interest" in signing with the Detroit Pistons, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pistons are expected to be quiet up to this year's NBA trade deadline, but all signs point..." February 17

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Draymond Green to KNBR on his ankle: "It's feeling great."

  • Draymond Green pelts Seahawks fans with grapes

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors forward Draymond Green attended the Panthers-Seahawks playoff game on Saturday at CenturyLink Field, watching the game from a private box with Stephen Curry and his family -- noted Carolina fans. Toward the end of the game, when Curry's mother and wife engaged in a heated discussion..." January 13

  • Draymond Green: 'I was awful' in camp because of contract year

    CBS Sports "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has to be the frontrunner for Most Improved Player, and he should also receive Defensive Player of the Year consideration if he keeps performing this way. He's evolved into such an important component of the league-best Warriors that the San Jose..." January 06

  • Draymond Green Expected To Get At Least $8M Per Season

    Real GM Basketball "Draymond Green is making just $915,000 this season as a former second round pick for the Golden State Warriors. Green will become a restricted free agent this summer and figures to receive a substantial raise. "You could make the argument that his value is somewhat like Taj Gibson's is to..." November 19

  • Green: Contract situation 'will take care of itself'

    CSN Bay Area "Draymond Green's value to the Warriors is as evident when he's in the game as it is when he's on the bench. He's like WD-40, greatly reliable in times of need and deeply missed when not available. That he is such a commodity – and knows it – surely provides a measure of serenity for Green, now..." October 01

  • Blake Griffin vindicated, Draymond Green fined after Warriors-Clippers

    USA Today "The Los Angeles Clippers got the call they wanted the day after it mattered. Clippers forward Blake Griffin's ejection in Wednesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors was overruled Thursday by the NBA. Griffin had been given a technical foul, his second of the game, with 10:43 left in the..." December 27