Jue. Feb 9th, 2023

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green applauded a former top draft pick’s assessment of the organization’s dynasty run in the mid-2010s.

Evan Turner, who was the second overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2010, downplayed the Warriors’ championship runs on a recent episode of the «Point Forward» podcast.

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Hawks guard Evan Turner prepares to shoot before a Boston Celtics game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on February 3, 2020.
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«You guys won a lot of championships, but it was fucking pathetic,» Turner said.

When his co-host Andre Iguodala, who was on the championship teams, pointed out that Golden State won again last season, Turner responded by saying he was talking about the team winning the title three out of four years from 2014-2019. five straight NBA Finals, only losing to LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers and Kawhi Leonard’s Toronto Raptors.

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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green points to a fan in the stands during the Bucks game at the Fiserv Forum on December 13, 2022 in Milwaukee.

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green points to a fan in the stands during the Bucks game at the Fiserv Forum on December 13, 2022 in Milwaukee.
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Green heard the sound bite on social media and posted his reaction on Instagram.

«Let me start by saying that this is the only piece of sound from this entire episode that I’ve heard… So I have no context,» he wrote. «Dominate is silly? This sounds like someone kicks it around often. Good job guys.»

Green has been a key component in each of the Warriors’ championships.

He is a seven-time All-Defensive First Team member, a four-time All-Star, a two-time All-NBA First Team selection, and the 2017 Defensive Player of the Year.

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green poses with the Larry O'Brien championship trophies during Media Day at the Chase Center in San Francisco on September 25, 2022.

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green poses with the Larry O’Brien championship trophies during Media Day at the Chase Center in San Francisco on September 25, 2022.
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Injuries have plagued the Warriors this season. Regardless, Green is averaging 8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 6.6 assists and nearly 1 block per game.

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