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Draymond Green and Warriors shut out of NBA awards

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

HOUSTON - The NBA announced the finalists for Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday - and Draymond Green's name was nowhere to be found. In fact, the Warriors were shut out, placing no finalists in the six award categories. Green is the reigning Defensive Player of the Year and he was the runner-up for the award in 2015 and 2016. He's been named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team three years in a row, from 2015-2017. He was named to the All-Star team in February for the third straight season. The finalists for the award were New Orleans' Anthony Davis, Philadelphia's Joel Embiid and...
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Draymond Green's mom throws the blame on Kevin Durant

Draymond Green's mom throws the blame on Kevin Durant

5 days ago   |   By New York Post

One loss has led one vocal Warriors supporter to point fingers, and it was directed at Golden State's best player in the ugly Game 2 loss to the Rockets that evened the Western finals. Draymond Green's social media-active mother, Mary Babers, criticized Kevin Durant for the defeat, believing he took too many shots and controlled the...
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PJ Tucker: ‘Our Small Lineup is the Best in the League'

PJ Tucker: ‘Our Small Lineup is the Best in the League'

5 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

Whatever you want to call it (the Hamptons Five, the Death Lineup, etc.), Golden State's small-ball unit has been dominant over the last few seasons.
But Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, and Andre Iguodala were no match for Houston's lesser-known small-ball lineup (Chris Paul, James Harden, Trevor Ariza, Eric Gordon, and PJ Tucker) in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night.
Over 22 minutes together during the Warriors' 127-105 loss to Houston, the Hamptons Five had a net rating of minus-35.9, per USA Today ‘s Sam Amick. On the opposite side...
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Report: Draymond Green Files For ‘Hampton 5' Trademark 💰

Report: Draymond Green Files For ‘Hampton 5' Trademark 💰

5 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

The “Hampton 5” is one of the nicknames that has been thrown around when referencing the Golden State Warriors' lineup of Steph Curry , Klay Thompson , Andre Iguodala , Kevin Durant and Draymond Green - the origin of the nickname referencing when Curry, Thompson, Iguodala and Green flew out to the Hamptons to recruit Durant to sign with the Warriors.
Per a TMZ report , Green, might be cashing in on the phrase after filing for the trademark to “Hampton 5” in 2017:
The application was to use the trademark for everything from sports drinks to gym bags, cell phone cases, headphones, comic...
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Draymond Green Files Trademark Around Warriors' Hamptons 5 Nickname

5 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Golden State Warriors star forward Draymond Green has reportedly trademarked the "Hamptons 5" nickname given to the lineup of Green, Kevin Durant , Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala , according to TMZ Sports ...
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