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Explain One Play: Dray defends versus Detroit

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Watch Draymond Green make great defensive plays along with the other switching Warriors, helping GSW pull away from DET in the Dec 8 2017 game.

Golden State Warriors v Detroit Pistons
please remove this ugly shot from the premises
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With five minutes to go in the Pistons game, the Warriors were clinging to a 87-84 lead. GSW then push the lead out to 94-85 with the help of Draymond Green and his excellent defense, along with the work of the other switching Warriors.

GSOM’s Thomas Bevilacqua wrote:

After missing the previous game against the Hornets, Draymond Green returned to the starting lineup to play in front of his hometown crowd (having grown up in nearby Saginaw, Michigan and attending Michigan State University in East Lansing).

Though he struggled as a scorer against the Pistons (totaling only two points), Green filled all the other areas of the stat sheet in this game. The Warriors forward tied a career high with 6 blocks,

Here is a video analysis of that stretch, co-starring Kevin Durant, Nick Young and Shaun Livingston and his rear end.

Draymond Defends vs Detroit

Watch Draymond Green make great defensive plays along with the other switching Warriors, helping GSW pull away from DET. Co-starring Kevin Durant, Nick Young, and Shaun Livingston's butt.

Posted by Golden State of Mind on Monday, December 11, 2017

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