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Aaron Rodgers not at Green Bay Packers’ mandatory minicamp

Report: Rodgers not in attendance at Packers minicamp originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

The Green Bay Packers began mandatory minicamp on Tuesday and reportedly are still without their superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Rodgers did not show up to minicamp, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

It was reported on Monday that Rodgers was not expected to attend minicamp, and that Green Bay could opt to fine him $95,085 for his absence.

Rodgers has already skipped the Packers’ offseason program forfeiting a workout bonus of $500,000. It remains to be seen if Rodgers will be moved before Green Bay begins training camp in July.On Saturday, Packers president Mark Murphy wrote in his monthly column on the team’s website that the situation with Rodgers “has divided our fan base.” 

When the Rodgers-Packers fiasco became public over a month ago, Murphy acknowledged that the team had been working with Rodgers and his

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Warriors’ Draymond Green says getting ejected against Hornets was worse than his 2016 NBA Finals suspension

Draymond Green getting suspended for Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals is one of the greatest “what if” moments in recent NBA history, because had he been able to play in that game, perhaps the Warriors don’t blow a 3-1 lead, resulting in the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history which led LeBron James to exclaim “Cleveland this one is for you!” at the top of his lungs in triumph. 

It was a significant moment with monumental consequences for Golden State, so you may understand why it’s surprising that Green feels more upset about being ejected from Saturday night’s game against the Hornets than that suspension in the 2016 NBA Finals.

During the closing seconds of the Warriors-Hornets game, Green was assessed back-to-back technical fouls for arguing with the referees after Charlotte was awarded a timeout — and possession of the ball — while Green and Gordon Hayward were

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Draymond Green Went On Brutally Honest Rant About The NBA

Draymond Green addressing the media.

Draymond Green addressing the media.

Draymond Green has never been one to shy away from letting his true feelings on a subject be heard. That’s why it shouldn’t surprise NBA fans that the Golden State Warriors forward went on a rant for the ages following last night’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Cleveland announced a few days ago that it will sit Andre Drummond until it finds a trade partner. As a result, the talented center had to watch Monday night’s game from the sidelines.

While the Cavaliers are obviously trying to make sure that Drummond doesn’t get hurt, Green pointed out a clear double standard in the NBA.

“To watch Andre Drummond, before the game, sit on the sidelines, then go to the back, and to come out in street clothes because a team is going to trade him is bulls**t,” Green said. “Because when James Harden asked

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Warriors’ Draymond Green blasts double standard of player movement in NBA

Draymond Green blasts double standard of player movement in NBA originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

After the Warriors’ 129-98 win over the Cavaliers on Monday night, forward Draymond Green spoke up about the double standard regarding trade demands from players and teams after Cleveland decided to sit Andre Drummond until they find him a new home via trade. 

“I would like to talk about something that’s really bothering me,” Green said postgame. “And it’s the treatment of players in this league. To watch Andre Drummond, before the game, sit on the sidelines, then go to the back, and to come out in street clothes because a team is going to trade him, it’s bullshit.”

Green’s unprompted three-minute press conference monologue contrasted Drummond’s situation to James Harden and Anthony Davis, who were both ridiculed by fans and media for their very public trade demands. Both got what they wanted

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