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- Updated: October 31, 2016
After the Golden State Warriors’ monumental collapse in last year’s NBA Finals, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the team’s most vocal leader has already come out firing so early into the NBA season.
Warriors forward Draymond Green recently sat down with TNT analyst David Aldridge and answered some questions about his new teammates, losing in the NBA Finals, and of course, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
When Aldridge asked if the Cavs were the only team that Green wanted to face in the finals, Green responded with this:
“No. I want to win the Western Conference, try to beat everybody in the Western Conference — which is a tough task. There are so many good teams. So that’s got to be our only focus, to win the Western Conference. And then, if Cleveland comes out of the east, I want to destroy Cleveland. No ifs, ands and buts about it. But I also know that there’s steps to get to that point. And if and when we get to that point, I want to annihilate them.”
Aldridge then followed up his question by asking how Green would feel if both the Cavs and the Warriors did end up reaching the NBA Finals again.
“And they get there, I want to completely destroy them. No ifs, ands or buts about it. That won’t change. I’m not saying we’re going to look forward to that. Like I said, there’s a long road ahead,” said Green. “And it’ll be a tough, tough road to get there. Nonetheless, if we get there, and they get there, I want to destroy them. Really ain’t no other way to put it.”
It’s no secret that the Warriors are out for blood this season, as they have a completely revamped roster with the new addition of superstar Kevin Durant. The Cavs and specifically LeBron James have been through some tall tasks before, but beating the new-look Warriors again for back-to-back championships, will be the ultimate conquest.