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 as