Every week after punching teammate Jordan Poole throughout follow, Warriors ahead Draymond Inexperienced has been fined by the workforce for his actions, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Tuesday night. The All-Star ahead is not going to face a suspension, and is anticipated to return to follow on Thursday.
Inexperienced had been spending time away from the workforce within the aftermath of the battle, whereas the remainder of the workforce continues with the preseason schedule. Golden State defeated Portland, 131-98, on Tuesday.
Video of the altercation was leaked to TMZ final week, which exhibits the 2 gamers trade phrases. Inexperienced then slowly walks in the direction of Poole and will get in his face earlier than Poole pushes Inexperienced. That results in Inexperienced punching Poole and taking him down. Different members of the Warriors got here in to separate the 2 after the altercation.
Inexperienced is within the ultimate yr of his contract with the Warriors, although he does have a $27 million participant choice for subsequent season. It’s potential for this to be his ultimate yr with the franchise that drafted him, with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith speculating that Inexperienced’s most well-liked vacation spot is the Lakers.
“Draymond Inexperienced is anticipating this to be his final yr in Golden State. Now, he wanna be a Laker,” Smith mentioned. “He ain’t gonna inform anyone that, however don’t suppose I don’t know. He’d want to be a Laker if he gotta depart Golden State.”
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