Draymond Green

Draymond Green

Basketball Player

Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

Full Name
Mar 4, 1990
6′ 6″
Net Worth


Draymond Jamal Green was born on March 4, 1990, in Saginaw, Michigan. He is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Michigan State University where he earned All-American honors and was a consensus second team All-American his senior year.

Green was drafted by the Warriors with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. As a rookie, Green quickly became a key rotation player for Golden State and has since developed into one of the league's best defensive players. In 2016, he won his first championship with the Warriors after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games in the NBA Finals. He was named to his first All-Star Game that same year and earned Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2017.

In 2018, Green helped lead the Warriors to their third title in four years as they swept LeBron James and the Cavaliers in four games. He was also named to his fourth All-Star game that season and finished third in voting for Defensive Player of The Year behind Rudy Gobert and Joel Embiid. That summer, he signed a five-year $82 million contract extension with Golden State through 2023–24 season. Since then, he has become an integral part of their dynasty leading them to three more consecutive championships from 2019–2021 

Green is known for being an outspoken leader both on and off the court. He has spoken out about racial injustice and champion initiatives like #BlackLivesMatter movement and other social justice causes. His passionate playstyle has made him one of the most popular players among fans across all of sports.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Draymond Green is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 4, 1990, Draymond Green was born in Saginaw, Michigan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Green Attends Michigan State University</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Green commits to play college basketball at Michigan State University. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Selected 35th Overall in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MVP of NBA All Star Weekend</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named MVP of the 2015 NBA All Star Game after leading the Western Conference with 41 points and 16 rebounds.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins 1st NBA Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Green wins his first of three championships with the Golden State Warriors.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named NBA Defensive Player of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Green becomes the first player in NBA history to win Defensive Player of the Year in consecutive seasons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Contract Extension with Warriors</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Green signs a four year, $100 million contract extension with the Warriors.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Elite Defender</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Draymond Green is one of the best defenders in the NBA. He can guard multiple positions and is a great help defender. He has won Defensive Player of the Year twice and has been named to five All-Defensive teams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Draymond Green is a great leader on and off the court. He leads by example with his hustle and passion for the game and is always willing to help his teammates get better. He was also instrumental in helping the Warriors win three championships in four years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Trash Talker</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Draymond Green knows how to talk trash. He will talk it up before, during, and after games and will always have something to say. It adds an extra level of entertainment when you watch him play and makes for some memorable moments.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First NBA Player to Record Multiple Triple-Doubles in the Playoffs</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Draymond Green is the first NBA player to record multiple triple-doubles in the playoffs, with three in the 2015-2016 playoffs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won an Olympic Gold Medal</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Green was a part of the U.S National Team that won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Played Football as Well as Basketball</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an NBA star, Draymond Green played football alongside basketball in high school and college.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Player to Record a Triple Double Without Attempting a Three Pointer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Green became the first player in NBA history to record a triple double without attempting a three pointer.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Led Michigan State to Final Four Appearance</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Green was instrumental in helping Michigan State reach its seventh Final Four appearance in 2009.</p></div>


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