Back in October, Connor Letourneau and Anthony Slater, two writers new to the Golden State Warriors beat, were at a preseason practice in Denver. On any other NBA beat, such a practice would amount to a news-less Siberia. But these are the Warriors. There is always news on the Warriors beat.
“We were like, ‘Let’s just talk to Draymond,’” said Letourneau, who writes for the San Francisco Chronicle. “Because when you don’t know who else to talk to, you talk to Draymond.” After practice, Letourneau and Slater, who writes for the Bay Area News Group, found Draymond Green sitting on a table.
As it happened, Green had heard the Clippers’ Paul Pierce tweaking Kevin Durant for signing with the Warriors. Slater didn’t even have to mention Pierce’s name. Green just started roasting Pierce: