Green: 'I have a strong belief that if I play Game 5, we win' for NBA games

Media Availability: Draymond Green

Draymond Green addresses the media during Wednesday's practice session.

NBA 2K17 Coins — You'll recall the last time Draymond Green vowed not to let a hullaballoo of his own making 

interfere with his ability to deliver in a game, things did not work out quite so well.

That was during the Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, after the NBA's suits of justice decided 

a kick Down Under to New Zealander Steven Adams didn't merit a suspension and allowed him to play in Game 


Green spent 38 minutes toiling under a crescendo of full-throated displeasure each time he touched the 

basketball and shot just 1-for-7 as the Warriors lost by 24 points.

So here is the lightning rod for raw emotion/bad behavior back on a bigger stage in The Finals (Thursday, 

9 p.m., ABC) once again looking to redeem if not atone following his suspension — based on cumulative 

flagrant foul points — that resulted from striking LeBron James in the groin.

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