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According to The Athletic, Draymond Green could be disciplined by the Golden State Warriors after getting into a physical altercation with Jordan Poole at practice.
The Golden State Warriors open up the 2022-23 season on Oct. 18 against the Los Angeles Lakers, as they look to repeat as NBA champions. But in the preseason, there was some drama to take place during Warriors practice involving one of their stars.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Anthony Slater, and Marcus Thompson II, the team is “seriously considering disciplinary action” toward Draymond Green following a physical altercation with Jordan Poole at practice on Wednesday.
Green and Poole are said to have gone chest-to-chest before pushing and shoving each other. That is when Green “forcefully struck Pole and needed to be separated swiftly,” per the report. The practice was brought to a stop.
Warriors: Draymond Green facing disciplinary action after altercation with Jordan Poole
It is unknown what kind of discipline the Warriors could consider handing down to Green.
Last regular season, Green averaged 7.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.1 blocks through 46 games played. In the playoffs, Green posted an average of 8.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.1 steals, and 1.0 blocks through 22 games.
Poole averaged 18.5 points, 4.0 assists, and 3.4 rebounds while shooting 44.8-percent from the field and 36.4-percent from the three-point line through 76 regular-season games. In 22 playoff games, Poole averaged 17.0 points while putting up a 50.8 field goal percentage.
The team has three more preseason games before their begin the 2022-23 campaign.