Draymond Jamal Green Sr. (born March 4, 1990) is an NBA player for the Golden State Warriors (NBA). Green is a three-time NBA champion, four-time NBA All-Star, two-time All-NBA Team member, seven-time All-Defensive Team member, and two-time Olympic gold winner who predominantly plays at power forward. He was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2017 and led the league in steals that season.
Draymond Jamal Green was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan, and attended Michigan State University, where he helped the Spartans reach two Final Fours and win the Big Ten Tournament in 2012. Green was named Big Ten Conference Sixth Man of the Year as a sophomore and consensus All-American and NABC National Player of the Year as a senior throughout his four-year college career. The Golden State Warriors selected him 35th overall in the 2012 NBA draught, and he went on to play a major role on the team’s championship teams in 2015, 2017, and 2018.
Green has been cited as one of the leaders in an emerging trend in the NBA of versatile frontcourt players capable of playing and defending multiple positions, making plays for teammates, and spacing the floor. Green, who frequently plays significant minutes for the Warriors as an undersized centre in their “Death Lineup,” has been cited as one of the leaders in the emerging trend of versatile frontcourt players capable of playing and defending multiple positions, making plays for teammates, and spacing the floor.
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Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors described the matter on Twitter on Sunday, just hours after an NSFW image appeared on his Snapchat account.
Initially, the member of the United States men’s basketball team said the incident was caused by a hacked account:
First thing I see on the TL is a pic of draymond green's thing.. #pause pic.twitter.com/WAAGMpRRHt— Rick Merritt (@R1ckterScale) July 31, 2016
Green went on to say, “In addition to that, I’d want to add the
Green later apologized to reporters, saying that while using the app, he “pushed the wrong button.” Green also told reporters that the communication was “supposed to be a private message” and that he “quickly” realized he had made a mistake.
Green continued, “We’re all just one click away from putting anything in the wrong place.” “This morning, I was suffering from it.”
The blunder drew a lot of attention on social media, including Rick Merritt of 102.5 The Game in Nashville, who tweeted the following:
Athlon Sports’ Jasmine Watkins chipped in as well:
Umm Draymond Green's snapchat tho… pic.twitter.com/J3bfYux81o— Jasmine (@JasmineLWatkins) July 31, 2016
Mike Vernon of Bleacher Report then speculated on Green’s possible reaction to the Snapchat saga:
Green’s luck hasn’t been good recently, as his suspension in the NBA Finals for an accumulation of technical fouls played a role in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ comeback victory.
According to ESPN.com and the Associated Press, he also negotiated a plea deal over an alleged brawl with former Michigan State cornerback Jermaine Edmondson at a bar in East Lansing, Michigan.
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A career with the national team
In 2016, he was a member of the American national team. At the 2011 Summer Universiade men’s basketball tournament in Shenzhen, China, Green was a member of the United States national team. Green averaged 8.6 points and 6.0 rebounds with a 46.3 percent shooting percentage for Team USA, which finished fifth in the competition.
Green was named to the 2016 Summer Olympic team for the United States in June of 2016. In eight games, he averaged 1.9 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game, and he helped Team USA capture the gold medal in Rio.
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