HoopsHype Draymond Green rumors


November 7, 2014 Updates

Green scored a career-high 24 points in a 121-104 win Wednesday against the Los Angeles Clippers that improved the Warriors' record to 4-0. Lee made his season debut in the game but left in the second quarter after aggravating his strained left hamstring. He will not play in this weekend's road games at Houston and Phoenix. "I enjoy starting," Green said Thursday. "I'm not going to lie. "But I'm always willing to do what I can do to help this team win. I mean, if Andre Iguodala can take a back seat and take a spot on the bench after starting (806) games in a row, who am I to sit here and say, 'I've got to continue starting because we're 4-0?' That's absurd." Contra Costa Times

Television cameras caught the moment from an angle that made it appear as if Green was sticking his tongue out at Griffin, Green said. Even teammate Festus Ezeli posted the screen grab of the moment, writing on Instagram, “Talk to Em DayDay.” “Man, that was all over my Instagram, my Twitter,” Green said, smiling. “I wasn’t even looking at him. JO was giving me the (scrunched) face like that, and if you watch the video, I’m already looking that way. And then Blake came running into the screen, and the closer we got to each other, it looked like I was doing that to him. But I wasn’t doing that to him. That’s why he never looked at it because he knew…It’s funny.” Contra Costa Times

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How did you learn about the Team USA Select Squad invitation?? Draymond Green: It was amazing. I was thrilled. I actually got a call from Bob Myers, our General Manage,r first and he sent me a text saying, ‘Give me a call I am bout to do an interview on the radio right now.’ First thing I thought was, ‘Okay, I’ve just been traded,’ but I hadn’t heard from my agent so I knew that hadn’t happened so I wondered what was going on. Then he called me as soon as he finished the radio and said, ‘Hey man you have been invited. You are on the USA Select Team.’ He told me it was a big deal and I should really be excited because it is a great opportunity. I was thrilled because just to be in the mix and to be mentioned with the USA Team is an honor in itself. That means you are heading in the right direction. Some of the guys that are on the roster now started off on the Select Team and our country and our league has so much talent that not everyone can make the team, so just to be a part of that means a lot to me. Dime

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Marcus Thompson: Draymond Green: "I'm disappointed for Mark Jackson. I'm thank for him. Wherever he goes, he'll do great. He's going to be great. I can't really judge their decision. I don't know what it's based on. Is it we should've went farther? Is it off the court stuff? I know they want to win. I know their passion. They want to win. It's on Joe Lacob's face on the sideline. They want to win. But I do support coach 100 percent." Twitter @ThompsonScribe

May 3, 2014 Updates

"Andrew respects it," said Warriors guard Klay Thompson, the son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson, who was raised in a Catholic household. "And we respect that (it's not for everyone). That's what I love about Coach Jackson is he doesn't force it on you. He doesn't force you to read scripture or anything like that. He'll just make references and respect your personal beliefs and your personal space, but he'll just drop some great knowledge on you." Warriors forward Draymond Green, who is a Christian, said, "One thing about it is that we never shy away from making it known, because without (God) we are not who we are and we are not the team that we are and we all know that. We like to give him credit for what he's doing for this team." USA Today Sports

April 25, 2014 Updates

Warriors coach Mark Jackson is considering a starting lineup change for Game 4. Reading between the lines: Draymond Green might start on Sunday. [...] With no Bogut, Green is the Warriors' best interior defender and rebounder. He leads the Warriors in blocks and defensive rebounds in the series, all off the bench. He's also fourth in scoring in the series with 10.3 points on 47.8 percent shooting, both significant upticks from his regular-season averages. Contra Costa Times

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The Golden State Warriors are tipping off the team’s new “Step Up Your Game” initiative in partnership with a private, statewide health foundation The California Endowment at a Warriors Community Basketball Clinic, it was announced today. A project of the statewide Active Alliance, Step Up Your Game is designed to provide Bay Area youth with fun activities while also encouraging and motivating them to pursue their goals by working hard, making good choices and living a well-balanced lifestyle. For the first event of the program, Warriors players Festus Ezeli, Draymond Green, Nemanja Nedovic and Marreese Speights will run basketball drills with over 100 students from Hayward High School and San Lorenzo High School, along with emphasizing the importance of maximizing their potential. NBA.com

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