Draymond Green suspended indefinitely -Draymond Green has been suspended indefinitely for striking Jusuf Nurkić in the the face.
Golden State’s Draymond Green is expected to receive counseling and work with the Warriors and NBA while suspended after striking Phoenix’s Jusuf Nurkic in the head on Tuesday night. He has to meet criteria before a return to play.
Draymond Green is out of control. We now have 4 wildly violent, very different incidents in 15 months — 3 in his last 26 games played, 1 in every 9 games. … These are UFC moves. It seems to be taking less & less to provoke him.” Nick Wright on Draymond striking Nurkić.
Jusuf Nurkic on the Draymond Green Flagrant 2: “What’s going on with him, I don’t know. Personally, I feel like that brother needs help. I’m glad he didn’t try to choke me.”
The NBA says this outcome takes into account Green’s repeated history of unsportsmanlike acts
In the NBA’s statement about Draymond Green’s indefinite suspension, it reads:
Green’s suspension will begin immediately. He will be required to meet certain league and team conditions before he returns to play.
Draymond Green has now been suspended 4 times in 2023 alone.
March: 1 game for 16th technical foul
April: 1 game for stepping on Sabonis
November: 5 games for putting Gobert in headlock
December: indefinitely for striking Nurkic
Being suspended hurts but it allows me to watch my king Lebron more often” – Draymond Green
NBA allows WWE permission to speak with Draymond Green:
“When HHH tuned into Sports Center he shot a text to Golden State Warriors executives about the status of Draymond. He had some ideas about adding him to WWE’s developmental brand, NXT, in exchange for an unspecified monetary contribution. With the suspension news coming down, Adam Silver gave the okay for WWE to negotiate.”
Draymond Green is a professional basketball player who spent most of his career with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. He’s known for his versatility, defensive prowess, and basketball IQ. Green has been a crucial part of the Warriors’ success, contributing significantly to their multiple championship victories. He’s also recognized for his passing ability, rebounding, and leadership on the court.
Draymond Green was born on March 4, 1990, in Saginaw, Michigan. He played college basketball at Michigan State University, where he was a standout player, showcasing his skills as a versatile forward.
He entered the NBA in 2012, drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the 35th overall pick. Green quickly became known for his defensive intensity, often guarding multiple positions effectively due to his size, agility, and basketball IQ.
Green’s impact goes beyond traditional statistics; he’s a master at playmaking for a player in his position, often serving as a point forward, creating opportunities for his teammates. His passing ability, court vision, and high basketball IQ make him a unique asset on the floor.
Throughout his career, he’s been pivotal in the Warriors’ success, helping the team win multiple NBA championships. Green’s defensive skills earned him recognition, including being named NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
Here’s the NBA’s official release on the Draymond Green indefinite suspension. It says he has to meet certain team and league conditions before a return to play.