Draymond Green Predicts Warriors Second Round Matchup

Draymond Green believes to know who the Warriors will play in the second round.

BYTyler Reed
Oklahoma City Thunder v Golden State Warriors

Draymond Green is believing in the year of the underdog. The Warriors forward has to, as his team is the sixth seed facing a three seed. But Green doesn't think the Warriors will be the only team pulling off a first-round upset. On a recent episode of The Draymond Green Show, the show host has faith in the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have been a popular pick for many in the media realm. Another person that is on that list would be Green.

“This will be our next opponent when we take care of our business,” Green stated when discussing the Lakers on his show. Draymond sees the Lakers as being a tough matchup for the Grizzlies. Also stating that LeBron James will help the Lakers control the tempo of the game. There hasn't been a ton of faith in the young Kings or Grizzlies. But Green mentioned if they need bulletin material, then here it is. Check out Green's comments on the Lakers-Grizzlies matchup below.

Draymond Green Believes In The Underdog

Both Western Conference matchups should be great battles. The Kings and Warriors will potentially be played at breakneck speed. Both teams love shooting the three while also putting up a ton of points. Whereas the Lakers-Grizzlies matchup will be a much more physically contested series. However, one thing is for sure, both of these matchups will dictate the next chapter of NBA history. Two young teams will be looking to dethrone the old guard. Plenty of interesting storylines to follow has we finally reach playoff time.

The two Western Conference matchups have garnered a lot of attention. Many don't feel the Warriors and Lakers met their full potential in the regular season. However, nobody seems to be believing in the great seasons of the Kings and Grizzlies. Will it finally be time for a new age in the NBA? Or is Draymond Green right? Will we be seeing LeBron vs. the Warriors one more time? Let us see your thoughts on the NBA Playoffs in the comment section. For the latest news regarding the NBA, stay locked in here at HNHH.

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Tyler Reed is a current Sports Writer for HotNewHipHop. He started back in March of 2023 with the company. During his time Tyler has shown his expertise in all things sports. Ranging from NBA news, all the way to boxing and MMA. He has bylines with several outlets, such as Busted Coverage, where Tyler has covered the NFL, College Football, WWE and beyond. Tyler has also written for Detroit Jock City, Wildcat Blue Nation and Swarm and Sting for the FanSided Network. Tyler is a massive Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Reds fan. Being from Kentucky, he chose connections to sports franchises that he enjoyed watching as a child. Unfortunately, his professional fandoms have only brought him pain. Tyler's hobbies outside of work include exercising and binge-watching the same shows he has watched for the last decade while endlessly scrolling through social media. His favorite hip-hop artists are Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Kentucky's own Jack Harlow.