Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is a well-known professional basketball player from the United States.
He is currently a member of the ‘National Basketball Association’s ‘Golden State Warriors’.
Green is best renowned for his role as a power forward for the NBA’s ‘All-Defensive Team,’ despite the fact that, at 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m), he is technically undersized for that position.
Green has been selected for this position on multiple occasions because of his versatility in guarding all five positions as an interior and perimeter defender.
Green timely studies his opponents for game preparation to boost his play. He banks on his lower-body strength to fetch rebounds, steals, and blocks.
Early life of Draymond Green
He was born to Mary Babers and Wallace Davis on March 4, 1990.
Green stayed with his mother after her divorce and is said to be very close to her.
He grew up in Saginaw, Michigan and attended Saginaw High School.
He has two brothers: Torrian Harris and Braylon Green, and three sisters: LaToya Barbers, Jordan Davis, and Gabby Davis.
His talent for basketball was discovered by the school coach, and Green officially kicked off his formal training after that.
Career of Draymond Green
Lou Dawkins coached Green at Saginaw High School.
He guided Saginaw to a 26–1 record and the Class A State Championship in 2006–07.
In 2007–08, his contributions to the game helped the Saginaw High Trojans to a 27–1 record, a No. 4 national ranking by USA Today, and a second straight Class A State Championship.
Green was asked to captain the ‘Detroit Free Press’ All-State Dream Team as a result of his accomplishment.
In addition, he was ranked No. 36 in the ESPN 150, with the No. 13 power forward. Green committed to play college basketball for Michigan State on November 14, 2007.
Green signed up to play college basketball for Michigan State.
On March 10, 2012, Draymond passed Johnny Green as the second all-time rebounding leader at MSU, finishing the game with 1,046 career rebounds.
On July 30, 2012, he signed a three-year, $2.6 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.
Green was the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors.
Green won his first NBA Championship with the Warriors in 2015. He was an NBA All-Star and All-NBA Team member the following two seasons.
In 2017, he won NBA Defensive Player of the Year and his second NBA Championship as a member of the Warriors.
Who is Draymond Green’s Wife?
Green is married to Jelissa Hardy.
The duo met at Michigan State University. Jelissa is a model.
The couple has a daughter, Kyla, and a son.
What is Draymond Green’s Net worth?
He has a Net Worth of $50 Million.
Age and Height of Draymond Green
He is 32 years old as of May 21st, 2022 and is a 6 foot 6 Power forward for the Golden State Warriors.
Draymond Green’s Contract
Draymond Green is under contract for the next two seasons at $24 million and $25.8 million respectively, and has a player option for about $27.6 million in 2023-24.