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Charles Barkley Roasted Draymond Green While He Was Warming Up: "Why You Shooting The Ball In Warmups But Never Shoot It In A Game?"

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Charles Barkley Roasted Draymond Green While He Was Warming Up: "Why You Shooting The Ball In Warmups But Never Shoot It In A Game?"

Draymond Green is a player that is talented at many things. He is one of the best defensive players in the league, and he is also a crucial part of the Golden State Warriors as a playmaker.

For all the things that he does do for a team, though, Draymond Green is a player that still has weaknesses. Notably, many have criticized his shooting, and he only shot 29.6% from beyond the arc during the regular season. He is also not an aggressive scorer, often passing up open shots to get the ball to his more scoring-oriented teammates.

Recently, Charles Barkley roasted Draymond Green while he was warming up. Charles Barkley pointed out that Draymond Green was practicing his shooting in warmups and asked him why he does it then but not in games:

Dray, why you shoot the ball in warmups but you never shoot it in game?

There's no doubt that when Draymond Green is aggressive, the Golden State Warriors are a much better team. They have a positive record when he scores 10 or more points, and while his shooting may not be the same as in his prime, he is still fully capable of driving to the basket and hitting easy layups off of cuts as well. Steve Kerr has even said that the best version of Draymond Green is when he's aggressive.

However, the Golden State Warriors were still able to get to the Western Conference Finals even with Draymond Green playing his style, so perhaps they can get by with lower-scoring contributions from Draymond Green. They already have 4 solid scorers in Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Jordan Poole, and Andrew Wiggins.

Perhaps this is the year the Golden State Warriors end up getting back to the NBA Finals. They definitely have the talent to do so, and there are definitely many people who like their chances of winning it all this year.