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The Golden State Warriors veteran forward Draymond Green believes the team would be in the Western Conference Finals had he not punched teammate Jordan Poole during a practice before the season.

“We would still be playing,” Green said. “I’m aware that Jordan struggled a little bit at times this year, I get that, and had I not done that, the relationship we had, I could have been there for him. I could have carried him through that. [I] wasn’t necessarily able to do that once everything happened.”