Jordan Poole has formally damaged his silence over Draymondgate.
The Golden State Warriors guard Poole spoke with reporters on Sunday and made his first public feedback concerning the highly-publicized incident earlier this month the place teammate Draymond Inexperienced sucker-punched him.
“He apologized,” stated Poole of Inexperienced, per C.J. Holmes of the S.F. Chronicle. “We’re professionals. We plan on dealing with ourselves that approach. We’re gonna play basketball. Everyone within the locker room on our group is aware of what it takes to win a championship, and we’re gonna try this on the court docket.
“That’s actually all I’ve to say on the matter,” added Poole. “We’re right here to win a championship and maintain hanging banners.”
Inexperienced punched Poole within the face throughout an Oct. 5 Warriors observe (see the video right here). The ex-Defensive Participant of the Yr Inexperienced was not suspended by the Warriors for his actions however was fined an undisclosed quantity. Inexperienced beforehand addressed the incident in a press convention of his personal final week.
Golden State begins the common season on Oct. 18 in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers. As for Poole, he has loads of cause to smile proper now regardless.