Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been named the 2016-17 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced yesterday at the inaugural NBA Awards in New York. Green, who finished as the runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year in each of the past two seasons, is the first player in Warriors history [...]
Green also won Defensive Player of the Year.
A look at all of the award winners unveiled at the inaugural NBA Awards show on Monday night.
He also won Defensive Player of the Year! Draymond Green won Defensive Player of the Year at the NBA Awards, as many supposed he would. He accepted said award while wearing shorts and a blazer. Let’s just take some time to appreciate...Show More Summary
This video explains the unique qualities that make Draymond Green such a revolutionary defensive player and a deserving Defensive Player of the Year. With apologies to Rudy Gobert and Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green is the best defender in the NBA. Show More Summary
Dray locked up every position and helped the Dubs to the second best defense in the League. The post Draymond Green Wins 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year appeared first on SLAMonline.
And he proved it every night on the court. Draymond Green attacks defense with an effort matched by few. It’s why he can switch onto quicker guards without missing a step. It’s why he can box out bigger men like Dwight Howard despite his 6’7 frame. He wants it more, and it’s why he’s heralded as one of the best defenders the NBA has to offer. Show More Summary
It's the first time Draymond Green has been named Defensive Player of the Year
Green came in second for this award in the last two seasons, but now he has actually won it. Draymond Green is the NBA’s 2017 Defensive Player of the Year. The do-everything forward for the Golden State Warriors had been the runner-up...Show More Summary
It’s been a very eventful night for the Draymond Green, especially when he showed up the NBA Awards show dressed like this. Draymond’s outfit (via @FredKatz) pic.twitter.com/8iTpINcdHa — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 27, 2017 To make matters worse, he got roasted by rapper Drake. In the process of telling jokes on multiple people in […]
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been named to the 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the league announced today. Green has been named to the All-Defensive First Team in each of the last three seasons, becoming the first player in Warriors history to earn three such honors. Green, who was also named to the All-NBA [...]
Golden State's Draymond Green was the leading vote-getter for the All-Defensive team
Third straight First Team selection for Kawhi. The post Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive Teams appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA announced the All-Defensive First and Second Teams on Monday.
NEW YORK -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard – the three finalists for the 2016-17 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award – lead the 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today.
Draymond Green, Rudy Gobert, and Kawhi Leonard headline this year’s All-Defensive team Draymond Green, Rudy Gobert, and Kawhi Leonard were the leading vote-getters for the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team, all receiving more than 90 first-place votes. Show More Summary
Immediately following comments from Draymond Green that LeBron James started the superteams trend – LeBron responded earlier this month that the NBA’s superteam trend began with the 1996 Rockets, who had Clyde Drexler, Charles Barkley and Hakeem Olajuwon. Show More Summary
Draymond's team won the game, though.