Draymond Green recorded a podcast from the press room


Draymond Green had the last laugh when it came to his legacy Y your podcast.

After the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics in Game 6 to win the NBA Finals, the team’s fourth title in seven years, Green didn’t wait to record his podcast from his hotel room, which had been doing throughout the series.

No, he posted in the NBA Finals press room to record his podcast.


The latest episode had a stacked lineup with, unsurprisingly, some of the Warriors’ stars. Green opened up Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala before talking to Gary Payton II.

Green received a lot of criticism during the Finals for his post-game podcast, with some claiming that he was more focused on it than the actual games. a reporter he even asked Green after Game 3 if he gave away trade secrets while posting episodes the day after games with the Celtics, which Green denied.

but green he kept his promise to continue recording his podcast and said he would continue to release “win, lose, draw, lift the trophy, put my ring on my finger, whatever” episodes.

It also helped that Green delivered his best game of the series in the Warriors’ 103-90 win. Green finished with a series-high 12 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and two blocks. He even hit two 3-pointers.

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Green calls out the haters, explains “new media”

It wouldn’t be a green podcast without some trash talk.

Green first called ESPN, who said he gave the Warriors a 20 percent chance of winning the NBA Finals.

“Who does that stuff? What’s your job security like? Because you’re lying to people. Does anyone take responsibility these days? Are you crazy? Do you know who you’re dealing with? It’s U.S. Telling us like this is crazy for me. Where will you get those numbers from?

He then took aim at Fox Sports analyst Nick Wright for not only saying that Steph Curry would never make it to another final and criticizing the Andrew Wiggins trade, but for failing on his original version.

“Tell us why you thought that. Tell us why this whole series you’ve been blathering and blathering and then all of a sudden you want to trade to the Dubs. Tell us why. Because what’s in question is your knowledge of basketball.”

This led Green to his final soliloquy on “new media,” which he said is about respect, integrity and sticking to words. Green noted that “new media” isn’t just athletes creating content because some just “start acting like old media once they become media.”

“New media is: A) Take your word for it. We don’t apologize for our word. We don’t change. Take your word for it, good, bad, or indifferent. We go by that. B) We’re not trying to create controversy.

“I’m not trying to align myself with one or two guys so I can fill some TV slots every day and create controversy. Basketball is a beautiful game. If you know the game of basketball, basketball will give you enough to talk about.” . The problem is that all these people talk about basketball who don’t know about basketball. Then what do you do? You chase controversy. New media, we don’t do that. That’s why you see JJ Reddick flourish. see CJ McCollum flourish. That’s why you see me bloom. Because we don’t do that. We just talk about the game we know. And we hug him. To teach. That’s what these ads are about.

“We give flowers when the flowers are due. We don’t have to try to build a guy up one week and tear him down the next week, so I have something to talk about. That’s the new media. Respect. Integrity.

“You’ve got chumps like Kendrick Perkins dressing up like a clown. Coming in here in a prison outfit and then leaving the game early tonight. Keep your word, bro. To stand on mine.”

Draymond Green won his fourth NBA title with the Golden State Warriors. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Apologies from Perkins and Wright

Two of the people Green called out by name offered some form of apology after the Warriors’ win, former NBA player and current ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins, who was one of the first to criticize Green’s performance and podcasting He offered a quick apology.

Nick Wright added that Curry’s first Finals MVP and fourth ring “removes any possible ‘yes, but’ from Steph’s resume.”

Pelicans guard CJ McCollum, who told Green before Game 4 that he picked the Celtics to win the Finals, even joked about having to apologize.