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Draymond Green's Honest Reaction To Becoming An NBA All-Star This Season: "I'm Not Gonna Sit Here And Lie And Act Like It's No Big Deal, It's A Really Big Deal"

Draymond Green's Honest Reaction To Becoming An NBA All-Star This Season: "I'm Not Gonna Sit Here And Lie And Act Like It's No Big Deal, It's A Really Big Deal"

When the dominance of the Golden State Warriors ended after the 2019 NBA Finals, it felt like Draymond Green's days as one of the best defenders in the league have ended along with it.

After all, Green hasn't made an appearance in the NBA All-Star game since the 2017-18 season. However, Green is not someone who will easily give up. He has proved it time & time again and did it once again this season.

The Warriors have come out as one of the best teams in the league this season and Green has played a crucial role in it. For his efforts, he was selected as an NBA All-Star for the 2021-22 NBA season.

With the All-Star game right around the corner, Green shared his views about finally becoming an All-Star once again. He revealed:

Via NBC Sports:

"I was at 29 years old and didn't know how I'd become an All-Star again. But I knew that If I was going to, it would start with me putting my head down and working the same way I put my head down and worked to become an All-Star the first time. So I'm not gonna sit here and lie and act like it's no big deal, it's a really big deal. And in part due to a lot of people counting me out, saying I was washed up, saying I can't shoot and the game's passed me and this, that and the other -- like, no.

"I am an All-Star and me making this All-Star Game doesn't make me an All-Star -- I've been an All-Star -- but I'm happy to prove it again, because a lot of people doubted me and to be honest with you, at times it made me feel like I doubt myself. But I never stopped believing in myself. So I'm extremely excited and it feels really good. It feels really good."

It is great to see Green's hard work being paid off. Hopefully, he will give fans a few memorable moments during the 2022 ASG as well.

Apart from that, knowing Green, the biggest goal for him must be to win the 2022 NBA Championship. With the way that GSW is playing this season, they are definitely on the right track to achieve that goal as well.