Draymond Green has been the subject of much scrutiny after the NBA elected not to suspend him for his previous questionable plays. Those add up however, and with the Cleveland Cavaliers lobbying for Green to receive a flagrant one and be suspended for Game 5, the NBA has reached a decision:
Draymond Green will be suspended for Game 5 after the league assessed a flagrant foul to his low-blow hit of LeBron James.
NBA has announced Warriors F Draymond Green will suspended for Monday's Game 5 of NBA Finals against #Cavs. LeBron James receives technical.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 12, 2016
Here is the NBA's explanation for Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension. pic.twitter.com/uRJrzSIuJ0
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 12, 2016
Green needed a flagrant one to be suspended one game and a flagrant two to be suspended for both Game’s 5 and 6.
Game 5 will be Monday night.