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Former Golden State Warriors’ player Omri Casspi shared an instance from the 2017-18 season highlighting Draymond Green’s leadership skills.
Green is the considered to be a glue that holds the team together and is the defensive anchor for them. However, without the superstars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Green is not as impactful as he can be. In the 2019-20 season, he averaged just 8.0 points on 38.9% from the field.
Regardless of Green’s low scoring input, the Warriors still need him for their defense next year. Moreover, he brings energy to the floor and is never afraid to confront players if they are playing badly.
Speaking about Green, Casspi said:
“We got into the first practice — we got off the plane, coach (Steve Kerr) was like, ‘We’re gonna sweat it out. And we’re playing full court, something like that. We’re on the same team, I think, and we just lost. We kept getting scored on. They came down, and they scored. And Draymond is just going bananas at me, ‘Omri! What the hell?’ So then I’m like, ‘Dray, what?’ Draymond responds: ‘Let’s do it! Let’s go!’”
Source- Essentially Sports