Today, the NBA announced their All-NBA Teams and three Warriors were selected.
"Yeah, I think it's bull****", Green said after practice on Thursday. "When you look around, what did we win?"
"What we won? Sixty-seven games or something, and we probably handed teams three or four". With 262 assists, 76 steals and 58 turnovers, he finished the season No. 1 in assists per turnover (4.50) and No. 7 among players who played at least 70 games in steals per turnover (1.31).
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant did land on the All-NBA 2nd team while Draymond Green was named to the 3rd team but the Warriors' fourth All-Star, Klay Thompson, was snubbed altogether.
Voters, however, chose DeMar DeRozan over Thompson as the shooting guard for the All-NBA Third Team. It's kinda hard to put guys on the first, second, third team cause so many guys played well this year.
The second team consisted of Curry, Durant, Boston's Isaiah Thomas, Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Utah's Rudy Gobert.
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"It's some guys on there, as scorers, averaging 20 points and don't have as near as many wins as we have". "So, how can [Klay] be left out?" Also, the way Klay can defend, I don't really understand it.
"They got it right, I guess, if you're looking at it", Durant said.
Green earned his second career All-NBA accolade after averaging 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.38 blocks in 32.5 minutes over 76 games, while leading the league with a career-high 2.03 steals.
Curry vouched for his backcourt mate as well. Obviously I feel like I should be a first team player, but it is what it is. "He was very consistent all year long". Green recorded five triple-doubles on the season, becoming the first player in National Basketball Association history to record a triple-double without scoring in double figures on February 10 at Memphis when he tallied 11 rebounds, 10 assists and a career-high and franchise-record 10 steals.
Green's final takeaway was that winning should be taken into higher consideration.
"What I see amongst these teams is sometimes winning isn't that important".