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Draymond Green scolds rookie Dennis Smith Jr. for trying to dunk on him

Draymond Green scolds rookie Dennis Smith Jr. for trying to dunk on him
Published On: Tue, Oct 24
March 1, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Hawks 109-105 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green earned his Kia Defensive Player of the Year honor last season both for his defensive stats and his take-on-all-comers attitude to defense. That remains as true as ever for Green, and it is something Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. learned about last night as well.

With the Mavericks down 11 with 1:31 remaining in the third quarter, Smith Jr. drove baseline and tried to dunk on Green. But Green rose up before Smith could get to the rim and fouled him -- and then delivered some choice words to the rookie.

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