The head coach decided to bench Draymond Green for windows down the stretch since Green was struggling so much in the game and series.
After the game, Kerr explained his rationale to The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami why he sat a player who has been so instrumental to the team’s success.
coach Steve Kerr subbed Kevon Looney (11 rebounds and 6 points) and Andrew Wiggins (17 points and 16 rebounds) in for Draymond Green and Nemanja Bjelica
Points 43 Accuracy 14-26 Rebounds 10 Assists 4
MIN: 29.68 PTS: 7.51 (54.21%) REB: 7.17 As: 6.71 ST: 1.34 BL: 1.03 TO: 2.91 GM: 65
Then there’s the curious case of Draymond Green, who’s self-titled podcast has dropped a new episode after each game of the NBA Finals
Green said he didn’t speak to Warriors head coach Steve Kerr about why he was pulled
And nor did he have to give immediate reasoning for which five he put on the floor against Boston.