Draymond Green throws shade at Kevin Durant’s brother in strange IG comment
Draymond Green and Kevin Durant had their differences when they were teammates with the Golden State Warriors, but Kevin isn’t the only member of the Durant family that Green doesn’t get along with. A comment Green left on Durant’s brother’s Instagram page may or may not be evidence of that.
Durant’s brother, Tony, recently had a baby. He shared a photo on Instagram of himself, Kevin and their mother Wanda posing with the new addition, and Green chimed in with a bizarre comment.
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“You talked a lot of bulls— about me … all good doe … This pic brings me great JOY … however this is not the American dream … it’s OUR dream,” Green wrote.
What does that mean? We can only speculate, but it seems like Green is saying Tony is living a nice life only because Kevin has been so successful as a basketball player. As for why Green would feel the need to point that out in a social media post celebrating the arrival of a new baby, it could be because Tony has been critical of Green in the past.
As Eric Ting of SFGate.com reminds us, Tony called out Green after Green’s most public dispute with Kevin last year, when the two got into an argument on the court that spilled over into the locker room. Tony posted some cryptic messages on Instagram that could be interpreted as him saying Green is piggybacking off of the accomplishments of Kevin and others.
Kevin Durant's brother weighs in
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Then, there’s also the fact that Green capitalized the word “JOY” in his comment. When Warriors coach Steve Kerr criticized the team late last season for not playing with more anger and passion, Durant disagreed with Kerr and told the media, “I thought we moved off joy.”
All of this is very petty, of course, but it’s nothing we haven’t seen before. There seems to be some tension between Durant and a few of his former Warriors teammates — not just Green. That should make for a lot more petty social media activity during the season.