Draymond Green Defends $1,000,000,000 Business Klutch Sports, Despite LeBron James’ Agent’s Uncalled For Criticism of Stephen Curry

Published 09/06/2023, 12:48 AM EDT

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Draymond Green, known for his candid and unfiltered nature, showcases his emotions openly. He opts for truth over political correctness, revealing his genuine self. As one of the NBA’s most outspoken players, Green recently engaged in a heated exchange with an NBA fan. The feud ignited when Rich Paul, a close friend and agent of LeBron James, addressed the significance of the 2020 bubble championship. Paul argued that if Stephen Curry had won the title, people and fans would not have undermined his achievement as they do with LeBron.

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The 2020 bubble championship unfolded in Orlando’s controlled environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The games took place without fans, eliminating any home-court advantage. Many fans have hailed it as pure, unadulterated basketball, while others argue its value is minimal.

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Appearing at Gil’s Arena, the owner of Klutch Sports worth a staggering $1 billion, delivered a series of intriguing insights on various NBA topics. Among his remarks, Paul touched on the significance of the bubble championship. He countered by asserting that if Steph Curry had secured the title that year, critics would have a different perspective. This provocative statement prompted a fiery response from a Twitter user, @jrichardgoodman.

The user boldly asserted that Klutch Sports, a name often linked with LeBron James, views Stephen Curry as a rival. Moreover, the user contended that Draymond Green walks on both sides: player with the Golden State Warriors while benefiting from his Klutch Sports affiliation, which facilitated his recent $100 million contract. As a result, the incendiary statement triggered a fiery response from Draymond..

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Draymond pointed out the fan’s tendency to overestimate their opinion, emphasizing the need for more substance in their perspective. He firmly believes that the fans’ views amounted to mere noise intended to disrupt the harmony between the two players. Additionally, Green took the opportunity to expand on his response in the comment section of the post.

As two of the sport’s foremost icons, LeBron and Steph inevitably find themselves in constant comparison. However, fans occasionally push the boundaries of these debates with their accusations and conspiracy theories. Fortunately, Draymond took a moment to quash the fan’s allegations.

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Rich Paul’s comment to defend LeBron James that sparked the online feud

In the latest episode of Gil’s Arena, Paul delved into various league matters. Eventually, the conversation steered toward the contentious Lakers’ bubble ring debate. At this point, he introduced the Stephen Curry perspective, posing the question, “If Steph wins the bubble, do you discredit it?”.

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Paul argued that the bubble provided a level playing field for all teams, as everyone had to contend with stringent rules and regulations. He highlighted LeBron’s remarkable stretch of staying away from his family during the bubble, emphasizing the Lakers’ maturity as a key factor in their successful championship campaign.

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Saahil Dhillan

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Saahil Dhillan is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. He has been writing articles and blogs for 5 years now, including those for a sports brand that manufactures knee braces, for a Red Bull athlete in 2019 and for a documentary of an Ultra Running Coach in 2021. There’s plenty Saahil can write about why he likes basketball, having followed the NBA for more than 10 years, but he is most keen on picking out various offense/defense strategies, on/off-court decisions, roster changes in crunch time and other underrated key elements that leave an impact on the scoreboard.
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