What did LeBron James say to Draymond Green during suspension and retirement thoughts?

Draymond Green, the star forward for the Golden State Warriors, recently opened up his feelings on the latest episode of “The Draymond Green Show,” bringing light on a pivotal moment during his suspension.

This realization involved the help of none other than the Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar LeBron James, who despite their bitter clashes on the court, have been supportive throughout Green’s suspension.

Draymond Green reveals LeBron James’ honest discussions during suspension

Draymond Green had been suspended indefinitely from the league for some time now. Now as the Dubs forward makes his way back on to the court, a recent podcast revealed a surprising connection between Green and the Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar LeBron James.

In the middle of Green’s indefinite suspension for an on-court altercation with Phoenix Suns’ Jusuf Nurkic, LeBron James reached out to him with a message of support that surpasses team loyalties. This act of sympathy and brotherhood between the two players, was brought to light in the latest episode of Green’s podcast, which reflects a unique bond between two dedicated players.

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The player has also revealed his regret at his impulsive moves on the court, which has time and gain seen him lose his cool during play. The public apology shown above magnifies Green’s sincere efforts towards his personal growth and accountability.

Adam Silver convinced Draymond Green to hold off his retirement

During the after hours of the NBA games, Draymond Green, recently had a compelling conversation with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. The interaction unfolded during an emotionally charged episode of “The Draymond Green Show” where Green disclosed that he contemplated upon retirement while serving an indefinite league suspension.

Around the 24-minute mark of the podcast, Green mentioned the time when he poured out his feelings to Silver, expressing that mounting pressure has led him to entertain such retirement thoughts.

“Told him, ‘Adam this is too much for me. … This is too much. It’s all becoming too much for me….and I’m going to retire,'” Green revealed in the podcast.

To which Commissioner Silver replied, “‘You’re making a very rash decision and I won’t let you do that.”, then Green went like, “No, Adam. I’m not really sure it’s a rash decision. It’s just all too much.”

The two had a long conversation that turned out to be very helpful for Draymond. Later he mentioned in segment of his podcast that he is indeed grateful to Silver for convincing to decide against retirement.

“Very thankful to play in a league with a commissioner like Adam, who’s more about helping you than hurting you, helping you than punishing you. He’s more about the players”, Green revealed.

This pivotal role played by Commissioner Silver in preventing Green from taking such a drastic decision shows the side of humanity to the often cutthroat world of the NBA.

When Draymond Green returns back to the NBA, can he lift the team up just like he had been doing during their Championship campaigns? Let us know your thoughts in the comments down below!

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