Draymond Green will make his debut Sunday against the Rockets
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Warriors forward Draymond Green said he plans to make his first appearance of the season on Sunday against the Rockets.
eaves Golden State Warriors, Draymond Greenhe plans to make his First time of the season on Sunday against the Houston Rockets.
Draymond Green He missed the first two games of the season after spraining his left ankle during a pick-up game three days before the start of training camp. He has been progressing with his on-court activity and participated in 5-on-5 matches starting Sunday and a controlled practice on Monday.
He said Saturday that he hopes to play in back-to-back games when the Warriors play the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Draymond Green He pointed to new rules this season that require players to play in 65 regular-season games to be eligible for postseason awards.
“I’m not quite sure what their level is yet, but I’ve managed to play 65 games,” Green said.
Green said he will be subject to unspecified restrictions and wasn’t sure if he would start or come off the bench.
The four-time All-Star has missed the opener just two seasons in his career. He also did not play in the Warriors’ first game of the 2020-21 season due to right foot soreness.