Draymond Green Credits Losing Weight With Improvement In Play

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Draymond Green Credits Losing Weight With Improvement In Play 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:51 pm

Draymond Green has lost 23 pounds in the last 6 weeks after getting called out by general manager Bob Meyers.


“Draymond, I’mma tell you something you may not want to hear. If we’re going to win a championship, you’ve got to get in shape," Green recalls Meyers telling him in a March 6th discussion.


Green cut out alcohol and fried foods from his diet.


“I knew I wasn’t in good shape. But I also know if anybody knows how to get in shape and get in shape quick, I know how. I’ve been doing it all my life," said Green.


Green has shot 48.3% from the field and 37.1% from 3 since the All-Star break.


The Clippers have also shot just 36.6% on attempts Green has defended over 3 playoff games. 

Via Marcus Thompson II/The Athletic

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Post#2 » by Swift21 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:54 pm

Dray was slipping. Fried Foods should always be off limits.
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Post#3 » by GordanFreeman » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:51 pm

And this guy is looking for a max contract.
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Post#4 » by ThunderBolt » Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:30 pm

Great players don’t get in shape, they stay in shape.

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Post#5 » by IWishIWasHarden » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:06 pm

Improved play? He seems to still be averaging 3 points per game every time I watch.
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Post#6 » by likashing » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:52 pm

omg he thinks he is worth $200m but needs a reminder to get in top playing shape?
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Post#7 » by Nutty Nats Fan » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:50 am

IWishIWasHarden wrote:Improved play? He seems to still be averaging 3 points per game every time I watch.

He's averaging 13 points in the playoffs so far.
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Post#8 » by likashing » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:38 am

Nutty Nats Fan wrote:
IWishIWasHarden wrote:Improved play? He seems to still be averaging 3 points per game every time I watch.

He's averaging 13 points in the playoffs so far.


It’s hard for fans who just look at the box score, don’t watch the game itself, and don’t understand the game, to know Green’s impact in a game.
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Post#9 » by Nutty Nats Fan » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:39 am

likashing wrote:
Nutty Nats Fan wrote:
IWishIWasHarden wrote:Improved play? He seems to still be averaging 3 points per game every time I watch.

He's averaging 13 points in the playoffs so far.


It’s hard for fans who just look at the box score, don’t watch the game itself, and don’t understand the game, to know Green’s impact in a game.

Some fans don't even look at the boxscore... as I pointed out. :lol:
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Post#10 » by luss54321 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:48 am

Improved play?

Compared to last year, he's averaging less points, rebounds, assists, and blocks... while shooting a worse FG%, 3PT%, and FT%
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Post#11 » by Vegeta10176 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:02 pm

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luss54321 wrote:Improved play?

Compared to last year, he's averaging less points, rebounds, assists, and blocks... while shooting a worse FG%, 3PT%, and FT%


Did you read the arctile? His play has improved since getting in shape prior to that and being out of shape he was below average this is a definite difference
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Post#12 » by KevinMcreynolds » Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:24 pm

Vegeta10176 wrote:
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luss54321 wrote:Improved play?

Compared to last year, he's averaging less points, rebounds, assists, and blocks... while shooting a worse FG%, 3PT%, and FT%


Did you read the arctile? His play has improved since getting in shape prior to that and being out of shape he was below average this is a definite difference


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Post#13 » by akula1488 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:26 pm

GordanFreeman wrote:And this guy is looking for a max contract.

Exactly. That's the motivation. Once he signs max extension look for an out of shape Green and albatross contract second worst in the league after Wall
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Post#14 » by likashing » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:27 pm

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Mark Jackson wrote:Playoff preparation is overrated... I’m going to get my rest. I’m not going to grow old and be stressed out and get gray hair.

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