Draymond Green’s future with the Warriors remains uncertain. The veteran forward currently has two options this offseason: exercise his player option for the 2023-24 season or opt out and become an unrestricted free agent.
Although Green has two options once the 2022-23 NBA season ends, the 32-year-old made it clear he “absolutely” wants to stay in the Bay Area. Played his entire NBA career With the warriors.
“It’s amazing to see the number of guys who have played for just one team,” Greene told Andscape’s Mark J. Spears in a recent interview. “You can look around the NBA right now. There are five guys who have been on the same team for 11-plus years. We have three. [along with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson].
“That’s a rare thing. Are there 470, 480 players in the NBA? He’s got five guys that have been on his team for over 11 years. It’s amazing. So, you don’t just give it away. So I’d be really interested in it. If you have if there was an opportunity, you would feel the opportunity. But having said that, I understand it’s a business. At the end of the day, decisions have to be made.”
must be Green decided to activate his player option If he stays with the Warriors for the 2023-24 NBA season, he will earn $27.5 million.
Even if he decides reject or declinehe’s confident his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group, will be the last to sign, whether with Golden State or elsewhere.
“I have a great agent [Rich Paul]”The best agent in the business. That’s why you associate yourself with a great agent, because they’re in business. I play basketball. That’s what I want,” Green said.