Report: Draymond ‘apologizes’ after altercation with Poole originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
The altercation between Draymond Green and Jordan Poole at Warriors practice on Wednesday looked serious. Luckily for Golden State, it now looks like cooler heads might have prevailed soon after.
Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The Athletic first reported a “heated” incident involving Green and Poole in training, which resulted in Green punching Poole forcefully before the two were quickly separated. Athletic also reported that internal discipline could be imminent.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported soon after, citing sources, that Green had indeed punched Poole, who was unharmed by the incident and ended up finishing his workout.
Yahoo Sports NBA insider Chris Haynes later reported, citing league sources, that Green apologized after the incident, which was brewing after teammates noticed a change in Poole’s demeanor. potentially due to his impending contract extension.
KRON4’s Jason Dumas reported, citing a source, that Green apologized to the team, admitted that his emotions got the better of him, and that he let the team down with his actions.
More details are sure to follow and the Warriors will likely address what happened sooner rather than later.
Luckily for Golden State, it appears no one was hurt, and there was at least one attempted resolution afterwards.