Draymond Green has history of kicking leg out to draw foul

Draymond Green has already tried many different angles to defend himself in the wake of his kick to Steven Adams’ groin on Sunday night, and the one that suits him the best could be that he was trying to draw a foul call. Green insists he did not intend to kick Adams. However, he has not denied that he intentionally kicked out his leg. On Monday, the Golden State Warriors forward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suspension or not, Draymond Green’s kick may cost Warriors

Who would have thought that the outcome of the Western Conference Finals may hinge on a kick? In a series in which Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are on the floor giving fans a nightly show, the deciding factor in the series may not fall on their world-class talents. Of all things possible, a kick has the probability of being the most important moment of the series...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: A kick can never be compared to a punch

The NBA could decide on a possible Draymond Green suspension as early as Monday afternoon, and the Golden State Warriors forward has been doing his best to downplay the Flagrant 1 he was assessed during Game 3 Sunday night. Considering Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dahntay Jones was just suspended one game for punching Toronto Raptors big man Bismack Biyombo in the groin area, it would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green fires back at Russell Westbrook

The war of words is heating up just as much as the action is between Draymond Green, Russell Westbrook, the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder. Green, who is potentially facing a suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the family jewels, didn’t appreciate Westbrook saying he did the deed on purpose. Draymond Green: "Russell said I did it on purpose but he's a part...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA has history of suspending players for groin shots

Draymond Green claims there was no intent behind his kick to Steven Adams’ groin during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, but that might not save him from being forced to sit out Game 4. As Sam Amick of USA Today reminds us, the NBA has a history of suspending players for groin shots. Perhaps the worst news for Green is that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dahntay Jones...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steven Adams kicked in groin by Draymond Green

Steven Adams has taken a beating during this year’s playoffs and it continued on Sunday during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Adams injured his thumb during the series with the Spurs. Then, in Game 1 against the Warriors, he had a bloody nose and played with a a piece of gauze hanging out of his nostril. During Game 2, Adams briefly went back to the locker room with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green remembers name of everyone drafted ahead of him, in order

When former Michigan State standout Draymond Green was set to make his transition to the NBA, he did so with a chip on his should after falling to the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft. In fact, in a recent interview with Jon Wilner of The Mercury News, Green revealed he still looks back on that day. The memory of that night continues to be a driving force for Green, who is a...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green can name all 34 players drafted before him in order

Think Draymond Green is still mad about where he got drafted in 2012? Uh…yeah. He can name every player drafted before him in order. Jon Wilner of Bay Area News Group: The topic is the 2012 NBA draft — his draft — and Warriors forward Draymond Green has his game face on. Offered a printout of every selection to assist his recollections of that fateful night, Green scoffs...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: ‘I learn more from the WNBA’ than the NBA

Draymond Green is not only a great athlete, but is one of the NBA’s most fundamentally sound players — especially when considering his power forward/center position. Where does he learn those fundamentals? The Golden State Warriors star told Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated that his overall game is honed not by watching fellow NBA players, but the athletes in the WNBA. ...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: Blazers 'are done' after Warriors win Game 4

Draymond Green is one of the most confident players in the NBA, and with good reason. He’s a max contract player and arguably the second-most important piece of a Golden State Warriors team on a mission to complete one of the most successful seasons in league history. Green was so confident after the Warriors’ come-from-behind win in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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