Draymond Green, Allen Crabbe Separated by Teammates After Preseason Incident

October 21st, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Draymond Green's propensity for flailing his right leg toward opponents was the talk of the 2016 NBA playoffs, and the Golden State Warriors forward apparently hasn't learned his lesson. 

During Friday night's preseason clash with the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena, Green appeared to kick his right leg in the direction of Allen Crabbe on a drive into the paint, as the Blazers' official Twitter account documented:  

Once a foul was whistled on Crabbe, the Blazers guard approached Green and was gently pushed aside by the Dubs forward before the two exchanged words and had to be separated by teammates. 

Whether Green's actions on Friday night were intentional or not, his history of failing to adequately control his extremities is well-documented. 

In Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, Green kicked Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin, which resulted in a $25,000 fine and retroactive flagrant-2 foul, which pushed him to within one flagrant of a suspension. 

That foul proved costly, because Green was ultimately suspended f ...

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