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Draymond Green keeps saying he’s not looking to leave Warriors as free agent

2015 NBA Finals - Game Six

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors speaks to the media after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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Draymond Green is a restricted free agent this summer.

Draymond Green wants to get paid max money.

Just don’t let those two facts lead you down the “my team can snatch Green away from Golden State” road. Because they can’t, despite some reports earlier this season.

Don’t take my word for it, take Green’s. Here is what he told Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News.

I asked him specifically: Draymond, are you sure you’ll be part of this team next season?
“I’ll be here,” Green said firmly and distinctly. “I love this group of guys.”

Or, there is what Green said on KNBR radio in the Bay Area, via the Bay Area News Group’s Diamond Leung.

Or there is what the Pistons — the team near where Green grew up, a team that would love to bring him back home — are saying, via Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.

Pistons fans have been yearning for Green to return since a Yahoo! Sports report said that Green had “had significant interest with pursuing an offer sheet with his hometown Detroit Pistons.” But the Free Press has reported that the Pistons’ front office views signing Green as unrealistic because the Warriors will match any offer sheet he signs.

Or if those three things are not enough, there is what Warriors GM Bob Meyers said about Green returning:

“Tell the Warrior fans they shouldn’t worry.”

I think that should about cover it.