The Golden State Warriors have been celebrating their signing of Kevin Durant for the past week, but they may have to start worrying about another one of their stars. Forward Draymond Green finds himself in legal trouble after an altercation over the weekend.

The arrest

Green, 26, was arrested for assault Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan. According to a document entered in court today, Green was charged with one count of assault and battery Sunday July 10 at 2:28am. The victim was a male. Green was released on $200 bond.Police have told ESPN that the NBA star was arrested at an East Lansing restaurant after an incident between Green and another man.

No injuries were reported.

According to aSan Francisco Chronicler reporter:

Not the nicest homecoming

Michigan State University, the alma mater of the Saginaw, Michigan, native is located in East Lansing.As a Michigan State Spartan, Green was a consensus All-American in 2012 and set the team record for career rebounds with 1,096. He is one of three players to score more than 1,000 points and pull down 1,000 rebounds in his MSU career.

Draymond Green in the NBA

The 2015 NBA Champion has gained a reputation as one of the NBA’s “dirty” players in his four seasons in the league.

He missed Game 5 of the Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers for reaching the flagrant foul limit in the postseason.The forward is also known as one of the hardest workers on the court. He averaged 15.4 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per game during the 2016 playoffs, losing to the Cavaliers in a seven-game Finals series.


Green has 10 days from the date of the assault charge to return to East Lansing for arraignment. If convicted, he would face a maximum of 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.This incident could affect Green’s ability to play in the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The forward had accepted an invitation in June to represent Team USAin the August competition.

The Warriors organization released the following statement regarding the incident: “We are aware of news involving Draymond Green in Michigan over the weekend. At this point, we are collecting information and will have no further comment until we have a better understanding of the situation.”

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