Curry and Warriors defeated Kings 113-98 in shorthanded showdown | Basketball
By JANIE McCAULEY – AP Sports Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors gave his son a birthday present for his 5th birthday by allowing the boy to help on the sidelines wear towels, shooting jerseys and masks to Warriors players along their bench.
And dad delivered his first triple-double of the season to start.
Green notched his franchise-leading 31st career triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists with Draymond Jr. an equally important star as Golden State held off the Sacramento Kings 113-98 on Monday night in a clash of outnumbered rivals. because of COVID protocols.
“You like this?” Green shared his post-game conversation with young Draymond Jr., or “DJ”.
“It was fun, daddy,” the boy replied before his father clarified, “We can’t do it all the time, we can do it sometimes.”
Green was thrilled with the opportunity for his son, whom he praised for being “well-behaved” and doing just enough while staying on the sidelines.
“This organization is amazing to allow him (…) to sit there and help,” Green said. “You miss this job so much and these are the times when it is worth it. For him, living this experience is special. I don’t take this for granted. “