Golden State Warriors ahead Draymond Inexperienced was concerned in a observe altercation with teammate Jordan Poole on Wednesday, crew president Bob Myers has confirmed.
Myers advised reporters that experiences of an altercation between the 2 had been “correct” and that each are positive.
“It’s the NBA, it’s skilled sports activities, this stuff occur. No person likes it. We don’t condone it but it surely occurred,” Myers stated.
Myers stated Inexperienced apologized to the crew on Thursday and that any punishment might be dealt with internally. Inexperienced didn’t observe with the crew after apologizing and went residence. He’s anticipated to return to observe on Saturday.
“It’s unlucky, I’m not going to disclaim it,” Myers added. “It’ll take a while to maneuver by way of however we’ll transfer by way of it and transfer ahead. I’m assured that we’ll.”
In keeping with a report from The Athletic, Inexperienced and Poole got here “chest-to-chest” with each gamers pushing and shoving one another previous to Inexperienced “forcefully” placing the 23-year-old guard Poole.
When requested if he anticipated Inexperienced lacking any video games, Myers responded: “I don’t assume so at this level.”
Inexperienced and Poole each helped lead the Warriors to the franchise’s seventh championship final season.
Requested concerning the incident on Thursday, Steph Curry, recognized as one of many key leaders on this Warriors crew, stated: “There’s lots of belief within the material of our crew, who we’re, who we all know these two guys to be and the way we’ll get by way of it and proceed to make it about taking part in nice basketball.
“Private dynamics and stuff will work themselves out and that’s all half once more of the tradition we’ve constructed right here.”
The Warriors will tip off their common season on October 18 at residence in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers.