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Draymond Green's Mother Blasts Celtics Players Who Complained About Her Son: "If You're A Tough Guy, Why You Crying When Somebody Gets Tough With You?"

Draymond Green Says He 'Won't Be Able To Live With Himself' If Warriors Lose NBA Finals: "I Can’t Let My Guys Down"

Draymond Green is one of the best defensive players of this generation, and he was been crucial to the Golden State Warriors building their dynasty. However, a lot of people aren't fans of his style of play due to his physicality and the times he makes questionable plays.

Some Boston Celtics players have criticized Draymond Green for some of his antics in the NBA Finals. Jaylen Brown notably spoke out after the two had a confrontation in Game 2, though he also pointed out that Draymond Green will "do whatever it takes to win":

"I’m just trying to play basketball. I feel like that was an illegal play. I feel like they could have called it, but they let it go in terms of a technical either way. But I don’t know what I was supposed to do there. Somebody got their legs on the top of your head, and then he tried to pull my pants down. I don’t know what that was about."

He continued, "That’s what Draymond Green does. He’ll do whatever it takes to win. He’ll pull you, he’ll grab you, he’ll try to muck the game up because that’s what he does for their team. It’s nothing to be surprised about. Nothing I’m surprised about. He raised his physicality to try to stop us, and we’ve got to raise ours. Looking forward to the challenge."

Draymond Green's mother, Mary Babers Green, has recently sounded off on the Boston Celtics complaining about her son, pointing out that the Celtics are supposedly "the tough guys", and rhetorically asked why they were "crying" when Draymond Green got tough with them.

"Them crying was just ridiculous because they are supposedly are the tough guys. So if you're a tough guy, why you crying when somebody gets tough with you?" 

There is no doubt that there will always be some level of physicality in basketball, and in the playoffs, referees often allow more contact than in the regular season. Draymond Green may be more physical than the regular NBA player, but it is up to the Boston Celtics to up their level of physicality, as Jaylen Brown mentioned.

Hopefully, we see this series go the full 7 games. There's no doubt that the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors are evenly matched, and we'll see who ends up lifting this year's championship.