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Michigan State Rumors

In a revealing profile written by ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, there’s an anecdote from his assistant coach at Saginaw High School, Bruce Simmons, where Draymond called him after a game against Ohio State his freshman year and told him he intended to leave Michigan State and transfer to another school. “He called and said, ‘Coach Bruce, I’m going to transfer. (expletive) this (expletive).’ And I said, ‘Noooo. We don’t do that. This is what you’re going to do. You’re going to go into practice. (Senior) Marquise Gray is getting your minutes. Bust his ass. Talk (expletive) to him. And then when you’re doing that, look at Izzo, because Izzo is putting this (guy) on the court instead of you.'”