Following a thrilling victory over the Utah Jazz, the Golden State Warriors are gearing up for a showdown against the Sacramento Kings in the Play-In Tournament.

With both teams vying for a spot in the playoffs, tensions are running high, especially for Warriors’ forward Draymond Green, who expressed his determination to dominate the Kings.

Green’s fiery remarks highlight the intensity of the upcoming matchup, emphasizing the competitive spirit between the two California rivals.

“It’s always a playoff-type game … their fans want to light the beam and see us lose and beat the crap out of us, and we want to beat the crap out of them … it has brewed into (a NorCal rivalry) but for us it’s another game that we have to win,” Green said, per Kendra Andrews.

As the Warriors prepare to face off against the Kings once again, they are fueled by a desire to assert their dominance and secure a crucial win in the postseason race.

The upcoming matchup holds significant weight for both teams, given their history of postseason clashes, particularly the intense series from last year, where the Warriors eliminated the Kings in a hard-fought seven-game battle.

Green’s comments reflect the fierce rivalry that has developed between the Warriors and the Kings, setting the stage for an electrifying battle on the court.