Draymond Green Defends Kevin Durant Joining Warriors, Rips Paul Pierce

October 13th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is tired of the criticism surrounding new teammate Kevin Durant. 

Green defended Durant’s decision to sign with the reigning Western Conference champions and didn’t hesitate to rip Paul Pierce and others for attacking the former Oklahoma City Thunder star, per Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News:

I just wonder at what point do they get bored talking about the same thing. You got all these guys talking. Like (Paul) Pierce today, like, dude nobody care what you did or who you did it for. Just give it a break. Everybody got something to say and want to take everything he say and twist it. Like, he play with the Warriors. OKC has their team, we have our team. He left there.

Pierce recently appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio and criticized Durant's decision to join the Warriors after they beat his Thunder in last year’s playoffs. HoopsHype (h/t Jon Hamm of the Daily Thunder) provided Pierce's quotes:

Pierce also tweeted in the aftermath of Durant’s decision in the summer:

Green continued, p ...

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