The file on Draymond Green
Green stars at Saginaw High
Before he was a Warrior, Draymond Green was a standout player for Saginaw High in Michigan, leading the Trojans to two state championships. He received scholarship offers from Michigan State, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Dayton.
Green picks Michigan State
Green committed to Tom Izzo and Michigan State in the summer of 2008. During his freshman season, he played in 37 games, averaging 3.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.
Green earns Sixth Man award
In his sophomore season, Green came off the bench in 34 of 37 games and averaged 9.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. For his efforts, he was named the Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year.
Green named All-America
During his senior season, Green led Michigan State to the Big Ten regular season title and Big Ten conference championship and earned consensus first-team All-American honors.
Green drafted by Warriors
The Warriors used the 35th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft on Green. Earlier in the draft, they selected Harrison Barnes with the 7th overall pick and Festus Ezeli with the 30th overall pick. In his rookie season, Green played in 79 games, and averaged 2.9 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.
Green blossoms in second season
Green played in all 82 games during his second season with the Warriors and boosted his numbers to 6.2 points and 5 rebounds per game. After shooting 20 percent from behind the 3-point line as a rookie, Green improved to 33 percent in 2013-14.
Year 3 breakout
Daymond Green arrived in the 2014-15 NBA season. He started 79 games and averaged career highs in points (11.7), rebounds (8.2), assists (3.7), steals (1.6), blocks (1.3), and minutes (31.5) He was runner up to Kawhi Leonard for Defensive Player of the Year.
Draymond Green and the Warriors followed up an historic regular season with a successful postseason run, dispatching the Pelicans, Grizzlies, Rockets and Cavaliers to become world champions. Green elevated his play over their 21-game playoff run, averaging 13.7 points and 10.1 rebounds per contest.
On the first day of NBA free agency, restricted free agent Draymond Green agreed to a five-year, $85 million contract to remain with the Golden State Warriors. He was re-introduced in a press conference on July 9, 2015.