The Golden State Warriors aren’t afraid to spend money. They are the defending champs
after all, and have become a top three most valuable franchise in the NBA.
Paying Draymond Green upwards of $140 million through a max contract extension may not be the way Warriors’ brass will be willing to shell out their cash, though.
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Green will be taking in the green next season, to the tune of $25.8 million and has a player option of $27.6 million the following season. But he wants more.
If extended, Green would make $167 million over the next five seasons. The contract would also expire when the Michigan State product is 37 years old.
Last season, the Warriors paid a league record, $346 million in luxury taxes and players penalties but by paying Green, that number could be catapulted in to the $400 million range