Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was filmed punching teammate Jordan Poole during practice, ending Green’s career in the Bay Area.
Draymond punches Jordan Poole pic.twitter.com/lsvlCUwZcC
— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) October 7, 2022
A report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania earlier this week detailed the events that took place at Warriors practice on Wednesday. As the heated interaction with keeper Jordan Poole escalated, Green hit Poole hard and had to be separated immediately.
As seen in the video, both players were pushing and shoving chest to chest before Green escalated the physical altercation.
Sources: There was a physical altercation at Warriors practice today as the team considers disciplinary action against Draymond Green.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 6, 2022
Shortly after the story broke, NBA insider Chris Haynes reported that Green apologized for the altercation with Poole, 23, but throughout training camp there was an uproar among teammates who noticed a change in Poole’s demeanor.
The Milwaukee-born guard is on the verge of a lucrative contract extension just days after Miami Heat star Tyler Hero signed a four-year, $130 million extension that is believed to have played a role in his reported behavior change. South coast.
Yahoo sources: Draymond Green and Jordan Poole have history, but neither player felt the incident was appropriate for the Golden State Warriors. Some disciplinary action is expected.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) October 6, 2022
The Warriors are Vegas favorites to win back-to-back championships at +575 in NBA betting, ahead of last year’s eventual champions Boston Celtics and 2021 champion Milwaukee Bucks.
NBA Opening Night is less than two weeks away and now it looks like Draymond Green will be wearing a Golden State uniform to welcome the Los Angeles Lakers to Oracle Arena.