Draymond Green's ban for stomping Domantas Sabonis in Game 2 of the Warriors-Kings NBA Playoff series is stunning.
In the Warriors' Game 2 loss to the Sacramento Kings, master-instigator Draymond Green was dismissed after stomping on Kings big man Domantas Sabonis.
Every view of the situation seems worse for Green, and everyone has been patiently waiting for the penalty. We'll wait somehow.
Given that Draymond Green has a history of hitting opponents below the belt, mixing it up in unsightly ways, and generally being a problem child on the Warriors' floor, it's shocking that the NBA didn't suspend him for stomping on an opponent.
This player has a checkered past. Hence the benefit of the doubt should be long gone.
It's unlikely Green will escape this scenario without Adam Silver fining the Golden State veteran. Given the incident, that seems nearly insignificant.
Unless something happens, Green should play in Game 3 and beyond in the Warriors-Kings series. I'm sure the stomp won't cause any enmity that could affect the remaining games.