Draymond Green On Relationship With Harrison Barnes

Draymond Green reveals real reason he believes Harrison Barnes has beef with him.

BYTyler Reed
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Draymond Green has long been known for sharing his true emotions. That statement is not more evident than Green's latest actions in the series with the Sacramento Kings. Green was suspended for Game 3 of the series after stomping Domantas Sabonis. However, the Warriors found a way to win Game 3, as well as Game 4 against the Kings. But the ending of Game 4 almost went the other way. Kings forward Harrison Barnes just missed the game-winner. A shot that would have felt amazing for the former Golden State Warrior.

Barnes was a part of the Warriors franchise during their 2015 championship run. However, a few short years later, Barnes was shipped out of Golden State so the team could add Kevin Durant to the roster. Of course, no player likes the idea of being traded because you are not good enough. However, Green still feels like Barnes holds that grudge against him. In a recent episode of The Draymond Green Show, Green sat down with Damian Lillard to discuss the issue with Barnes.

Draymond Green Breaks Down Beef With Harrison Barnes

Green believes the sole reason behind Barnes' beef with him is the Warriors adding Durant. In the clip, Green thinks Barnes wasn't ready to accept a bench role with the team. Green even mentioned that Barnes invited a few former teammates to his wedding. However, Green's invite must have gotten lost in the mail. Durant's addition to the Warriors created one of the most dominant teams in NBA history. Without the injuries the Warriors had to deal with in 2019, the team would have won three straight championships.

Obviously, the move to add Durant made sense. Any team would be jumping at the idea to add such a talented star to their roster. However, Barnes may never be over the situation. But, the former Warriors star could end the decade reign of dominance for his former team. The Kings and Warriors are currently tied at two games a piece in their series. Do you believe Barnes holds Draymond Green to blame for the addition of Durant to the Warriors? Let us know what you think in the comment section. For the latest NBA news, keep it right here with 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.