Green blasts media for misrepresenting his comments
Controversy seems to follow Golden State Warriors All-Star Draymond Green wherever he goes, although he'll be the first to tell you when he feels it's unwarranted.
Green ruffled a few feathers when he appeared to throw shade at the Cleveland Cavaliers' playoff opposition, saying he wished the likes of the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors would "compete a little harder."
Following practice Wednesday, he called out the media for isolating certain quotes of his to stir the pot with what he claims are dubious headlines.
"People always want to take a piece of a statement and then say, 'Draymond said the Cavs aren't playing anybody.' They never say, 'Draymond said Cleveland is playing great basketball.' Everybody is always chasing a headline and the controversy. Watching ESPN is like watching a controversial reality TV show. It's pretty pathetic that that's the headline everybody wants," Green said.
Green hasn't shied away from pushing the envelope this postseason. He called out the Utah Jazz's fan base, accused Kristaps Porzingis of lying about his Twitter account being hacked, and labeled Kelly Olynyk a "dirty" player.
The Warriors will battle the winner of the Houston Rockets-San Antonio Spurs series in the Western Conference finals.
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