CLOWN Draymond Green scared to play without Steph Curry, claims Rudy Gobert in explosive attack on Warriors star

Rudy Gobert expresses his thoughts after altercation with Klay Thompson during the NBA In-Season tournament game between the Golden State Warriors and the Minnesota Timberwolves


CLOWN Draymond Green scared to play without Steph Curry, claims Rudy Gobert in explosive attack on Warriors star

In a thrilling away game, the Minnesota Timberwolves clinched a 104-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Karl-Anthony Towns dominated with 33 points, 11 rebounds, and two assists, showcasing the team’s strength in a fiercely contested match.

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However, the game made headlines for different reasons. Just two minutes into the game, an altercation ensued, resulting in ejections for Klay Thompson and Draymond Green of the Warriors, and Jaden McDaniels of the Timberwolves. The altercation started when Thompson and McDaniels got tangled up and indulged in pushing and shoving each other near the halfway line. Rudy Gobert rushed to the scene to break the fight but held Thompson back instead of his teammate, which prompted Green to pull the Timberwolves center away and put him in a headlock.


Post-game, Gobert criticized Green, condemning his conduct and hinting at a pattern of ejections. The Timberwolves star openly criticized the Warriors veteran’s “clown behavior” and accused him of avoiding playing without Curry, resorting to ejections and sitting out with injuries as an escape.

“Just clown behavior “

Rudy Gobert to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Every time Steph doesn’t play, he doesn’t want to play without his guy Steph so he does anything he can to get ejected,” said Gobert in a post-game interview. Warriors superstar Stephen Curry missed the game against the Wolves with a knee injury.

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Green’s action resulted in a $769,705 fine and a five-game suspension. Gobert, Thompson, and McDaniels were fined $25,000 for their role in the altercation.

Coach Steve Kerr defends Draymond Green for choking Rudy Gobert

Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors, shared his thoughts on the altercation that occurred against the Timberwolves. The veteran defended Draymond Green for his role in the altercation and also claimed that Klay Thompson shouldn’t have been ejected as he was trying to get away from McDaniels.

Klay Thompson and Steve Kerr
Klay Thompson and Steve Kerr. (Credit-ESPN)

“There’s no way Klay Thompson should have been thrown out of the game. That was ridiculous. So, I was upset about that.”

Steve Kerr during the Warriors vs. Timberwolves post-game press conference


The Warriors head coach added that Gobert kickstarted the altercation that led to Green putting him in a headlock. Kerr claimed that the Timberwolves center had his arms around Thompson’s neck, which prompted the Warriors star to protect his teammate and retaliate. The NBA did not share the same view, handing out a massive punishment to Green. The Warriors star has paid $2.4 million in fines.

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Green will miss the Warriors’ back-to-back games against the Oklahoma City Thunder, home games against the Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs, and the team’s trip to Arizona to face the Phoenix Suns.

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