NBA rumors: Draymond Green: 'I don't want to play basketball until I'm 40'

Draymond Green: ‘We have a very finite time to do what we’re doing. I’m 32 years old. If I’m being honest, I don’t want to play basketball until I’m 40. I really want to play basketball for another four years after this. I’ve always said my magic number is 15. Once I get to 15, that’s it. I’m cool. Go enjoy my life. Go on to my next thing, leave it to the young guys to take it from there.’

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Draymond Green: ‘I don't have interest in playing 20 years NBA basketball, just not what I earned to do. I've been very fortunate and lucky and blessed to have the career that I've had to have opportunities that I had to play in the best professional sports league in the world. But I understand that that has an end date. And I personally can tell you, that is just up to me. I feel like over the last year or so not even with the job just over the last… it's become more and more evident to me that 15 is the right number.’
Draymond Green: 'Reason being, Steven, I've talked so much shit to so many guys on the basketball court. I can't be one of the guys lagging around at the end of my career, lagging like, 'Yo, I'm just out here collecting a check'. I can't beat that guy. Because everything that I've dished out, is going to come right back. And so I don't want to be one of those guys that's like just still around. And I feel like I know for sure I got four great years left on his body. Right? I know that for certain. I know how I feel. And so I'm like, I got four great years left. I'm going to do everything that I have to do and that I know I can do to get to that goal.'
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