Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is facing disciplinary action after a physical altercation with teammate Jordan Poole during practice on Wednesday, according to reports.
Green, 32, is entering his 11th season in the NBA and has four championship rings total with Golden State, but his future at the Bay appears to be in jeopardy, according to The Athletic’s latest report Shams Charania.
When his heated relationship with guard Jordan Poole escalated, Green allegedly punched Poole and had to be immediately removed.
The report details that both players were pushing and shoving before Green’s physical altercation escalated.
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.