While Draymond Green helps lead the Golden State Warriors on defense, the three-time All-Star has been quiet on offense through the start of the season. With James Wiseman, Kevon Looney and Eric Paschall sidelined against the Dallas Mavericks due to injury on Thursday, the Warriors needed Green to make an impact as a scorer.
The former Defensive Player of the Year opened the game against Dallas with an exclamation point. Early in the first quarter against the Mavericks, Green aggressively ripped through the lane to spike a powerful one-handed dunk past Luka Doncic. The Mavericks superstar fouled Green on the dunk, sending him to the line for a three-point play.
Watch Green’s emphatic and-one slam via @warriors on Twitter:
DRAYMOND GREEN 💪#NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/dMx2irzLKH
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) February 5, 2021
Via @NBAonTNT on Twitter:
Draymond taking it all the way 😤 pic.twitter.com/I48ATOLPs1
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 5, 2021
Green’s dunk helped the Warriors finish the first quarter with a 36-34 lead over Dallas. Steph Curry tallied a game-high 15 points on 4-of-8 shooting from the field with four assists and two boards in the opening 12 minutes.
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