“Lil Man Smooth and Locked In”: LeBron James Reacts to Viral Video of Draymond Green’s Son Helping Stephen Curry and the Warriors

Published 12/21/2021, 11:42 PM EST
Injured Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, smiles while talking with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)


Golden State Warriors won their 26th game of the season against the Sacramento Kings at the Chase Center. Draymond Green and Stephen Curry were the star performers from the game, but it was Green’s son who stole the show. Green’s son was helping out the players on the sidelines. His video went viral and attracted reactions from several NBA stars, including LeBron James.

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Draymond Green scored his first triple-double of the season against the Kings. Green recorded 16-11-10, while Stephen Curry scored 30 points. However, the star performer of the night was DJ, Green’s son. He was seen helping out Curry on the sidelines and giving fist bumps to the players. In fact, he even tried to get Klay Thompson suited up on the sidelines.

DJ received a lot of praise from the NBA world on social media for his act of kindness on the sidelines. LeBron James was among the stars who loved the video and reacted to it on his Instagram.

LeBron James reacts to Draymond Green’s son, DJ’s viral video

James recently took to Instagram to react to DJ’s viral video of helping out Warriors players on the sidelines. James shared the video on his Instagram story with the caption: “❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ LOVE THAT. LIL MAN SMOOTH AND LOCKED IN @MONEY23GREEN”

It was a cute video and clearly deserved to go viral. Not just LeBron, even Warriors coach Steve Kerr was impressed by DJ’s presence on the sidelines.

Jan 20, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) high fives Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23), guard-forward Kent Bazemore (26) and forward Kevon Looney (5) after scoring a three point basket and foul against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

“I thought DJ was really solid. His hustle up and down the sidelines was very impressive. He’s got a lot to learn, though. He’s a young guy, and we just got to give him more reps,” Kerr said after the game.

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It’s really good to see such stuff in the NBA. Kerr and the Warriors have created a good relationship among the members of the team. Players are close to each other off the court and have a good relationship with each other.

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This amicable culture inside the team has helped them perform better on the court.

 

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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