Draymond Green Reacts To NBA Twitter Mocking Ja Morant’s Dance With A Stephen Curry Edit That Broke The Internet

Published 05/14/2022, 12:34 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – NOVEMBER 14: Draymond Green #23 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors look on against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on November 14, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images)

Draymond Green had a good day today. He scored 14 points, the highest he recorded in this year’s playoffs. Along with that, he had 16 rebounds and 8 assists. He was defensively resolute and did not make as many mistakes.

Green along with the Golden State Warriors have progressed towards the Western Conference Finals. They will wait for the result of the 7th game between the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks to know who their opponent is.

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Meanwhile, Dub Nation Fans had a rollicking time on Twitter, at least. They edited the faces of Draymond Green and Stephen Curry on a video of Ja Morant and Dillon Brooks dancing.

Green reacted to this edited video on Twitter with two laughing emoticons. The original video had Morant and Brooks dancing on the Minnesota Timberwolves logo after eliminating them from the playoffs.

Now, the tide has turned against the Memphis Grizzlies. They are being trolled on social media after their elimination.

Draymond Green and the Warriors in Game 6

May 3, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts after a basket during the second half in game two of the second round for the 2022 NBA playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors looked down in the dumps after their huge loss in Game 5. The Grizzlies looked absolutely monstrous that game. The Warriors had to give a defining answer to close out the series and so they did.

Today, the Warriors looked more like how the fans know them. They were clinical, and efficient, and dismantled their opponents within the 48 minutes they were on the court.

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Klay Thompson came up big again during a Game 6. He scored 30 points and shot 57% from beyond the three-point line (8/14). Stephen Curry also scored 29 points with shooting splits of 37/35/75. He had 5 assists as well. Draymond Green was great, as well as Andrew Wiggins who had a 60% beyond the arc.

The Grizzlies did not shoot well at all. Jaren Jackson Jr. shot 5/19 and Tyus Jones shot 2/12. Dillon Brooks kept the Grizzlies in the game for a long time along with Desmond Bane. Brooks scored 30 points while Bane scored 25 points. Memphis missed a lot of open chances to sink the Warriors which the latter took full advantage of.

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Now, the Grizzlies will reflect on a good but failed effort against the former NBA champions. The Warriors, however, have a conference finals on their hands. They have to improve their play by a notch if they want to progress towards the NBA finals this year.

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Aditya Kar

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Aditya Kar is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. A holder of Bachelors and Masters degrees in History, he has been a fan of the NBA since 2011. He has a very keen interest in the stories that define the league and the sport.

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