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Golden State Warriors’ forward, Draymond Green, faces an uncertain period ahead, enduring an indefinite suspension following a strike on Jusuf Nurkic during a game against the Phoenix Suns.

Green’s abrupt exit in the third quarter, coupled with a flagrant-2, has ignited concerns about his on-court conduct, amplifying scrutiny given his recent five-game suspension for a chokehold incident involving Rudy Gobert.

Amid Green’s insistence of innocence and disavowal of intent, the NBA has taken a stern stance, initiating a thorough investigation into his recurring behavioral issues.

Nurkic, the recipient of Green’s foul, expressed worry, questioning, “What’s going on with him? I don’t know. Personally, I feel like that brother needs help.”

The league responded decisively, enforcing an indefinite suspension, underlining the gravity of Green’s unsportsmanlike behavior and his pattern of misconduct.

Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President and Head of Basketball Operations, outlined the conditions Green must meet, emphasizing league and team expectations for reinstatement.

Former NBA player Jamal Crawford weighed in on the situation during an episode of FanDuel TV’s Run It Back, offering a unique perspective on the NBA’s decision.

Commenting on the “indefinite” suspension and the requirement for counseling, Crawford conveyed, “Indefinitely for [the NBA] just means care, that they care about [Draymond Green] as a person, they care about his future.”

Crawford emphasized the NBA’s commitment to Green’s well-being, interpreting the suspension as a demonstration of genuine concern for both his role as a basketball player and as an individual.