Jordan Poole is ready for an enormous contract extension with the Golden State Warriors — one thing he is supposedly made identified across the crew’s amenities — and it is the explanation issues boiled over with Draymond Inexperienced … TMZ Sports activities has realized.
Sources who had been on the apply the place Inexperienced punched Poole inform us … within the days main as much as the incident, Poole was carrying himself otherwise — in a cocky method. The alleged habits was creating friction between him and a few of his teammates, together with Draymond, who has reportedly additionally requested for an enormous extension.
Quick ahead to Wednesday’s apply. Our sources on website say Poole known as a number of fouls throughout a scrimmage, and Draymond known as him a “bitch” a number of instances consequently.
Issues escalated when Poole allegedly mentioned, ” what it’s, Draymond.” — seemingly bragging over the contract scenario — and Draymond received in Poole’s face, allegedly saying, “No I do not know, what’s it?”
Then, as performed out in video obtained by TMZ Sports activities, you see Poole push Draymond again, and Draymond delivers the blow to his teammate’s jaw.
Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala and head coach Steve Kerr got here to Poole’s protection earlier this week … denying his angle had something to do with the altercation.
In actual fact, Steph went so far as to say it was “absolute BS” … however our sources are adamant the crew is making an attempt to avoid wasting face.
As for the Warriors, the group has remained tight-lipped after the video was posted … and the NBA has but to handle the incident.