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April 26, 2015 Updates

Warriors forward David Lee served as a spectator during the first-round series against the Pelicans, but he is ready to play after recovering from a lower back strain. In a potential Western Conference semifinal series against Memphis, which leads its first-round series against Portland 3-0, Lee could very well see action. Draymond Green picked up two quick fouls in the first quarter of each of the Warriors' past two wins against Memphis and was replaced by Lee, who ended up playing double-digit minutes in both games. "It's a team that plays big and that we're going to need every big on the roster ready to go, myself included," Lee said of Memphis. San Jose Mercury-News

April 25, 2015 Updates

Draymond Green: Yes...But wasn't sure what immediate plan b was RT @Masriballa: @Draymond Green Did you ever doubt you'd make the NBA?Was there ever a plan B? Twitter @Money23Green

Draymond Green: I'm reading tech crunch. But it excites me more. RT @JohnnyCables: @Draymond Green read random things on Wikipedia. Puts me to sleep every time Twitter @Money23Green

April 24, 2015 Updates
April 23, 2015 Updates

Drummond may have violated tampering rules when he tweeted Monday he wanted to play with Warriors and former Michigan State forward Draymond Green. "I want @Money23Green on my team." The tweet has been deleted. Detroit News

Leonard received 37 first-place votes, 41 for second and 25 for third and a total of 333 points. Green actually had more first-place votes with 45, but appeared on fewer ballots with 25 second-place votes and 17 for third and a total of 317 points. Leonard, a forward who can guard multiple positions, led the league in steals with 2.31 per game. He only played 64 games this season because of injuries, but the Spurs were 46-18 (.719) when he was on the floor. Green would have been the first Warrior to win this award, which has been given out since the 1982-83 season. Contra Costa Times

Rudy Gobert: Can't wait for next season. Utah Jazz: NBA Defensive Player of the Year Results: 1. Kawhi Leonard 2. Draymond Green 3. DeAndre Jordan 4. Anthony Davis 5. @rudygobert27 Twitter @rudygobert27

April 22, 2015 Updates

As Green sat at his locker surrounded by curious parties – his sore ankle that rolled twice in the first half buried in the ice bucket, wraps around his weary legs – he spent nearly 20 minutes shedding light on his individual story and that of this Warriors team that the masses seem to find so compelling. The topic du jour (again) was Green's mother, Mary Babers-Green, who has a hilarious habit of tweeting during Warriors games with the same kind of filter-less perspective that Draymond takes so much pride in. USA Today Sports

"She just texted me (after Game 2)," said Green, who has five siblings. "She said, 'Hey, way to get it done. I had fun on Twitter tonight … Nothing crazy, but I had fun with it, I'm famous.' She even gave it a hashtag, #ImFamous … Listen man, y'all are seeing what I've dealt with my entire life. And everybody wonders why I talk junk. She's great. That's where I get my competitive nature from." USA Today Sports

Green stayed in the starting lineup, and Lee lost his job, in essence, because of the injury. Green, as always, was willing to share his candid view of it all. "It meant a lot," he said of Kerr's decision. "It showed that his only agenda was winning … It's no disrespect to David – the guy has been an All-Star, and to stick with what we'd been winning with? I'm not saying David wouldn't have filled back in and we wouldn't have kept winning, but it was proven that we were winning. (Kerr's move) meant a lot to me. It just showed everyone that his only agenda was winning. "(What Kerr did) is not normal. You won't see it much. But guys accepted their role. David could've been an (expletive) about it and been a cancer. But he accepted his role and continued to try to help me USA Today Sports

April 21, 2015 Updates

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