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NBA World Reacts To Draymond Green Contract Rumor

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 16: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors looks on after Game Six of the 2022 NBA Finals on June 16, 2022 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2022 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 16: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors looks on after Game Six of the 2022 NBA Finals on June 16, 2022 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Eventually, the Golden State Warriors will have to make important contract decisions on Draymond Green, Andrew Wiggins, Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole.  

Green is eligible for a new contract as early as this August. Although he has been with the franchise for such a long time, it doesn't sound like he's willing to take a hometown discount. 

Per The Athletic's Anthony Slater and Marcus Thompson II, Green believes he deserves a max contract for the Warriors. 

A max contract for Green would allow him to make $164.2 million over a five-year span. 

Some fans are against the idea that Green is a "max player."

Others, however, don't blame Green for wanting a deal of this magnitude. 

Green has been an integral part of the Warriors' success over the past decade. He isn't a lethal scorer like Steph Curry, but he knows how to stuff the stat sheet. 

Not only is Green a versatile player, he's a tremendous leader. Losing him would leave the Warriors with a massive void to fill in the locker room. 

It'll be interesting to see how the Warriors handle their negotiations with Green, that's for sure.