Draymond Green: Winning a Championship ‘all that matters’


While the Golden State Warriors are sitting on a postseason record 14 straight wins, it has left basketball fans to wonder whether the team is capable of going a perfect 16-0.

The outspoken Draymond Green attempted to diffuse that commentary prior to Tuesday’s practice, saying the Warriors, up 2-0 in their NBA Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, learned their lesson from a year ago.

“We made that mistake of circling 73 [wins] and worrying about the wrong thing before,” said Green, referring to the Warriors’ record-setting 73-win regular season in 2015-16. The Warriors held a 2-0 series lead in the Finals that year as well, before falling to the Cavs in seven games.

“It doesn’t matter,” Green said of an undefeated postseason run. “It would be great, a great story. … [But] if we were able to do that, I don’t think when I talk about a championship I’d say we were the only team to go 16-0. I think I’d say we won a championship. That’s all that matters.”

Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN

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