“He used to say, ‘Draymond, right now there’s a million doors open to you and you need to walk through those doors and foster those relationships now,’ the athlete explained of using his time in the league to build as many relationships as possible . “I kind of take that same approach to my life after basketball as far as a particular job goes: I’m walking through the door while it’s open. And hopefully when I’m done playing, that door stays open.”
And no matter what thresholds the Saginaw, Mich., Native crosses, there’s a good chance his little ones will be following close behind. At the Warriors’ Chase Center in San Francisco, DJ “is all over the place,” Green admitted. “He thinks everything belongs to him.”
And there’s a reason he feels so comfortable holding court. “It’s funny because today we were actually walking into the facility for practice and I was on Facetime with my wife,” the two-time Olympic gold medalist detailed. Holding the phone out in front of him, he laughed as the security staff and every other employee Green encountered yelled out a “DJ!” greeting.