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LOOKBACK: Best NBA second-round draft steals of the modern era

May 29, 2020 - 9:54 PM

These diamonds in the rough have made many teams extremely happy with their low-risk, high-reward finds

Warriors injury jinx strikes again as Green sidelined

Nov 03, 2019 - 9:18 AM

Already playing minus injured stars Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, another key cog in Draymond Green gets sidelined

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Warriors lock up Green with $100 million extension

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:27 AM

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors agree to a four-year maximum contract

STICKING AROUND. The Warriors get to keep a defensive anchor in Draymond Green. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Kerr says Draymond 'like a wrecking ball' after triple-double

May 19, 2019 - 11:18 PM

The Golden State Warriors move one win away from the NBA Finals after gaining a commanding 3-0 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to their do-it-all forward

ACROSS THE BOARD. Draymond Green notches his seventh career playoff triple-double. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Draymond says officiating 'isn't an exact science' as Harden rues calls

Apr 29, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The Rockets star asks for a 'fair chance' from the referees as the Warriors escape with Game 1 of their West semifinals clash

FIRST BLOOD. Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors escape James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals opener. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


NBA fines 3 Warriors All-Stars for ref rants

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:47 AM

After the Warriors' controversial loss to the Timberwolves, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green get slapped with a total fine of $75,000

CRITICAL. Warriors superstars (from left) Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Draymond Green call out the referees. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Kerr laughs off lipreading criticism of Green

Mar 12, 2019 - 11:07 AM

Kerr denies that he cursed at Draymond Green in a viral video

MISCONSTRUED. Steve Kerr corrects lipreaders that he did not curse at Draymond Green. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Draymond Green to return for Warriors

Dec 10, 2018 - 11:36 AM

Golden State head coach Steve Kerr says the team is a lot better with the former Defensive Player of the Year in the fold

KEY COG. Draymond Green's return will give the Warriors their 'core 4.' File photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP


Durant: Green spat won't affect future

Nov 22, 2018 - 8:36 AM

Kevin Durant admits getting irked by Draymond Green's tirade, but says the spat won't impact his free-agency decision

MOVING FORWARD. Former league MVP Kevin Durant and Draymond Green claim to have moved on from their recent row. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Draymond Green sidelined with toe sprain

Nov 18, 2018 - 8:34 AM

It has nothing to do with the Draymond Green-Kevin Durant spat, the Golden State Warriors insist

TIME OFF. Warriors All-Star Draymond Green may miss a couple more games due to a right toe injury. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors 'banged up physically, spiritually,' says Kerr

Nov 16, 2018 - 4:41 PM

Not a single Warriors starter made a three-pointer – a first since March of 2013

NO EXCUSE. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the defending champions need to regain their drive. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

Green settles Durant spat, says Warriors won't 'crumble'

Nov 16, 2018 - 9:16 AM

Warriors superstars Draymond Green and Kevin Durant are moving on from their recent locker-room strife

UNITED. The defending champion Warriors expect to come out stronger after the Kevin Durant-Draymond Green feud. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Green benched by Warriors after Durant spat

Nov 14, 2018 - 10:53 AM

The Kevin Durant-Draymond Green on-court feud reportedly flared into a confrontation in the locker room

CLASH. Teammates play down the feud between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green as ‘just team spirit.’ Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Draymond Green: Banned Rockets-Lakers players got off lightly

Oct 23, 2018 - 9:55 AM

Green believes the trio should have been banned for longer given the explosive nature of the confrontation

PUNCHES THROWN. Carmelo Anthony #7 and Eric Gordon #10 of the Houston Rockets restrain Brandon Ingram #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers with the help of Lonzo Ball #2 during a 124-115 Rockets win at Staples Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Tristan Thompson punched Draymond Green in nightclub feud

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:46 AM

The two NBA stars reportedly figured in a fistfight during a private party after the ESPY Awards last July 18

BAD BLOOD. Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors got involved in an altercation in overtime during Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors Green boasts of ‘dope’ Game 5 outfit, but hopes he won't wear it

Jun 08, 2018 - 3:20 PM

Repeat-hungry Golden State Warriors eye sweep of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers

WRAP UP. Draymond Green and the Warriors hope to finish the series against the Cavs in Game 4. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets built to beat Warriors, but defending champs take talks in stride

May 10, 2018 - 8:12 PM

Although Houston stands as West top seeds, Golden State says it doesn't matter

PUMPED UP. The Golden State Warriors are all set for the much anticipated West showdown against the Houston Rockets. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

No Curry, no worry as Warriors win on the road against Bucks

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:40 PM

With Steph Curry out, the Warriors focused on defense to clamp down on the Bucks

ROAD WARRIORS. Kevin Durant scores 26 as the Warriors win their 11th straight road game. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Draymond Green fined $25K for referee rebuke

Jan 09, 2018 - 10:16 AM

Green says he would like to see a wholesale change in NBA officiating personnel

11 TECHNICAL FOULS. Draymond Green reacts after a technical foul was called on him during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena on December 25, 2017. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors defuse Rockets in battle of Western Conference powers

Jan 05, 2018 - 1:08 PM

The Warriors win without Durant while the Rockets lose without Harden

ROAD WARRIORS. Stephen Curry scores 29 as the Warriors win their ninth straight on the road. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Draymond Green rejects LeBron James' layup

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Green plays The Grinch to LeBron at the Oracle, sending his shot back

YULETIDE CHEER. Draymond Green becomes one of just 6 players to record a triple-double on Christmas Day, according to ESPN Stats. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Nike vows to fix jerseys after shirts shredded

Nov 08, 2017 - 12:44 PM

'The quality and performance of our products are of utmost importance and we are working with the NBA and teams to avoid this happening in the future'

RED-FACED. Nike will be working on mending the quality of their jerseys especially on their first year of supplying jerseys for the NBA.

Durant, Green star as Warriors put Heat on ice

Nov 07, 2017 - 5:51 PM

Kevin Durant and Draymond Green step up for the relatively quiet Klay Thompson and Steph Curry

4th WIN. Kevin Durant powers the Golden State Warriors to triumph over the Miami Heat. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Draymond Green, Bradley Beal brawl in Warriors win

Oct 28, 2017 - 4:43 PM

Both players are ejected as things get physical in the Warriors win over the Wizards

SCUFFLE. Draymond Green emerged from the scuffle with a torn jersey. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Draymond Green's knee scan shows no serious damage

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:04 PM

The Golden State Warriors star hobbled out of the team's season-opener against Houston

NO SERIOUS DAMAGE. Draymond Green remains 'doubtful' for Golden State's next game against New Orleans. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Superteams emerge as greatest threat to Golden State dynasty

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:24 PM

The nuclear arms race to build teams that can beat the Warriors creates new challenges for teams that must manage the talent and egos of their players

SUPER FRIENDS. Paul George combined with Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony to form a team in Oklahoma City which could challenge the Golden State Warriors out west. Photo by David Mcnew/AFP

Golden State Warriors look formidable as ever as NBA title defense begins

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:08 PM

The Warriors signed their core to new contracts and added free agents Nick Young and Omri Casspi to a formidable lineup

DYNASTY. Golden State seeks a fourth consecutive berth in the NBA Finals and 10th trip overall. Only the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers have reached more finals and only they and Michael Jordan's 1990s Chicago Bulls have captured more crowns. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Green, Gobert, Leonard pace NBA All-Defensive squad

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:43 AM

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley are also selected to the honor squad by a 100 member global media panel

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM. Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors leads the 2017 NBA All-Defensive Team together with Kawhi Leonard and Rudy Gobert. File Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Green attacks James, 'You started the super team, bro'

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Draymond Green wears a Quickie shirt and lights an Instagram troll war with LeBron James

Draymond Green praises Cavs, crumples ’they suck’ comment from 2015

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:23 PM

After saying the Cavs suck following the Warriors 2015 win Draymond Green shows class towards his vanquished foes

HUMBLING WORDS. Draymond Green showed respect for the Cavaliers, giving them credit for their championship caliber and determination throughout the season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/AFP

Mellower Draymond Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

Jun 11, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Last year the Warriors also led 3 1 but Green was banned from the pivotal matchup after striking Cleveland star LeBron James in the groin in game 4

MELLOWER. Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors gestures to the crowd after a foul in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. A mellower Green will play in Game 5 of the series. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Durant scores 25 as Warriors take 2-0 lead over Utah Jazz

May 05, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The Golden State Warriors remain undefeated through 6 games in the playoffs

GOLDEN STREAK. Draymond Green hits 5 3-pointers for 21 points in a Game 2 win. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Damian Lillard drops Draymond Green with wicked crossover

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:07 PM

Damian Lillard sends Draymond Green to the floor with a highlight crossover move

BREAKING ANKLES. Damian Lillard sends Draymond Green to the floor with a crossover move. File Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Golden State pulls away from Portland late to open playoffs with a win

Apr 17, 2017 - 6:48 AM

The Warriors outscore the Blazers 33 21 in the fourth quarter to secure a Game 1 victory

HOT START. Klay Thompson, Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors showed Portland why they're the number one seed in the west with a Game 1 victory. File photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

WATCH: Draymond Green is still kicking people

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Blake Griffin is the latest target for Draymond Green s sneakers

STILL KICKING. Draymond Green adds to his highlight reel of kicks in a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook-Durant drama sparks All-Star tensions

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant have not been on speaking terms in the 7 months since Durant joined the Warriors Now they re teammates again in the All Star game

LIFE COMES AT YOU FAST. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will be teammates once again in the NBA All-Star Game. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Steph Curry, Green dance-off with Warriors dancing mom

Feb 17, 2017 - 1:57 PM

Dance Cam Mom shows her moves with Steph Curry and Draymond Green at an All Star photo shoot

DANCE TIME. Robin Schreiber, better known as Dance Cam Mom, shows off her moves to Stephen Curry. Screenshot from Twitter

Draymond Green slams Knicks owner's 'slave master mentality' towards Oakley

Feb 16, 2017 - 12:11 PM

Green accuses James Dolan of having a slave master mentality and criticizes him for accusing Charles Oakley of having a drinking problem

STUMPING FOR OAK. "You doing it for me, it's all good. You doing it against me - you speaking out against my organization - it's not good anymore? That's a slave mentality," said Draymond Green on his podcast. File photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Draymond Green makes history: first triple-double without double-digit points

Feb 11, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Draymond Green scores just 4 points but makes NBA history with 12 rebounds 10 assists and 10 steals as the Warriors beat the Grizzlies

VERSATILE PLAYER. Draymond Green shows the value of doing other things on the court besides scoring, making history in the process. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Draymond Green mocks LeBron James for flagrant flop

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:51 PM

LeBron s ridiculous flop earns Draymond Green his second flagrant foul of the season

LEBRONING. LeBron James rubs his jaw despite not having been hit there. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs troll Warriors with poster of LeBron blocking Iguodala

Dec 26, 2016 - 3:44 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers spread their own brand of holiday cheer just before their Christmas rematch with the Golden State Warriors

SAVAGE SHOT. The Cavs are already playing mind games with the Warriors and we're not even at the All Star break yet. Photo from Tom Withers' Twitter

Warriors' Green irked over flagrant foul for leg flail

Dec 05, 2016 - 11:16 AM

It s nothing new for Draymond Green to be penalized for kicks that strike an opponent

UNHAPPY. Draymond Green is still not happy with the flagrant foul he received when his flailing leg found the head of James Harden last week. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Team USA pokes fun at Draymond Green for penis photo

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:44 PM

Draymond Green s Team USA teammates give him a hard time after he shared a photo of his penis on Snapchat

WHOOPS. Turns out Draymond Green's arrest for slapping a college football player was not the most embarrassing thing to happen to him this month. File photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Draymond Green apologizes for posting penis photo on Snapchat

Aug 01, 2016 - 12:21 PM

The Golden State Warriors star says he pushed the wrong button resulting in his penis spending 10 minutes on his social media account

SNAPCHAT CONTROVERSY. Draymond Green has had an interesting last month. File photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Warriors' Draymond Green avoids jail time over slap arrest

Jul 23, 2016 - 3:01 AM

Green negotiates his assault charge for allegedly slapping a football player down to a small fine before leaving for the Rio Olympics

COP A PLEA. Draymond Green can now put his off-the-court drama behind him and focus on the Rio Olympics. File photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Draymond Green court date moved to avoid Olympic clash

Jul 15, 2016 - 5:11 AM

The Golden State Warriors star s pre trial conference was moved from the day before the Olympics start to July 21

OFF THE COURT, IN THE COURTROOM. Draymond Green is facing charges after an alleged altercation in Michigan. File photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Warriors' Draymond Green arrested for assault - report

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:28 AM

UPDATED Green was arrested on a misdemeanor assault and battery charge in Michigan and released on a 200 bond

CUFFED. Draymond Green was released on a $200 bond could face a maximum $500 fine and 93 days in jail. Photo by Ezra Shaw/EPA

Curry, Warriors stunned as record-win season ends in epic collapse

Jun 20, 2016 - 4:39 PM

At the end Steph Curry could only watch a tearful LeBron James celebrate with the trophy and wonder what more he might have done in a game where 9 months of work toward a title went down to the last seconds

STUNNED. Stephen Curry (R) and Andre Iguodala stand on the court after the final buzzer, staying to witness LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate winning the NBA championship. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Irving buries clutch championship-clinching 3-pointer in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Kyrie Irving hits the dagger triple as the Cavaliers win the NBA championship

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs beat Warriors in Game 7 for first NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:37 AM

LeBron James delivers on his promise to give the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship since 1964