Kevin Durant argues with Draymond Green after failed final shot attempt
The Clippers had been in control of the game against the Warriors, up 11 midway through the fourth quarter, but that’s when the run everyone had been waiting on came. The Warriors closed the gap behind Klay Thompson becoming a tough shot maker, and when Lou Williams missed a tough fade-away long two with :06 seconds left, Golden State had the chance to escape with a win.
Draymond Green got the rebound. Kevin Durant was clapping his hands calling for the ball. No timeout to set up a play was called, and Green decided to do it all himself, pushed the ball upcourt and... fumbled it away without a shot.
Durant was pissed on the bench after that.
Here are some better looks, notice Andre Iguodala and DeMarcus Cousins were the peacemakers.
Interesting sequence here after Draymond’s play at the end of regulation:— Logan Murdock (@loganmmurdock) November 13, 2018
-Draymond leaves leaves the huddle with DeMarcus telling him to “lock in”
-Durant is pissed saying, “come on man... I’m trying to win a basketball game” with Iguodala talking him down. pic.twitter.com/iqLuxI6SdJ
After the game, Durant — who fouled out in overtime — left without speaking to the media. Green refused to discuss it.
It’s a long season, these kinds of spats happen to every team, and the Warriors will get over it. This is not the first family squabble they have had. But this just feels like one to file away in the memory bank and recall next July when decisions will be made about the future of this roster.