Report: Draymond Green intentionally tried to provoke Kevin Durant with ‘f— you’, winked at teammates afterward

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Draymond Green described his apparent argument with Kevin Durant during Saturday’s Warriors-Kings game as a “tactic,” though Green was purposefully vague publicly.

That might not have been Green’s only purposeful move.

Chris Haynes of ESPN:

Sources told ESPN that Green, trying to use reverse psychology, intentionally and aggressively approached Durant with a bevy of choice words during a break in¬†Saturday’s loss to the Sacramento Kings.

“F— you” obscenities were repeatedly tossed back and forth by both players, sources told ESPN. Durant was enraged. Sources said Green, knowing he had accomplished his goal, began winking and smiling at some of his teammates and coaching staff.

That’d be a heck of a tactic.

Know what else would be a great tactic? Leaking a story that distracts from an actual spat you want out of the harsh spotlight.