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Draymond Green looks to raise racism awareness

The Golden State Warriors forward continues efforts with the R.I.S.E. initiative

6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.

Daily Dose: 1/16/17

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6:00 PMIt’s been a pretty typical week in the life of Draymond Green. On Tuesday, he continued his time-honored tradition of finding a reason to flagrantly foul LeBron James, then antagonized folks about it on the way out. Draymond being Draymond, to an extent.

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a 3-point shot against the Phoenix Suns during an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena on Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

But there’s another side to the physical Golden State Warriors forward. This week, he’s been wearing signature shoes to raise awareness against racial discrimination. The effort is in conjunction with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ initiative, R.I.S.E. (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality), which according to its website is “harnessing the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress.”

Green rocked the shoes, which feature the words “sideline racism” on them, during a game against the Phoenix Suns in the first week of December. That was the same week that many NFL players were allowed to wear custom cleats as part of the “My Cause My Cleats” program, which was created in conjunction with The Players’ Tribune. At the time, the Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wore a pair of gold cleats that also read “sideline racism.”

Green originally wore his shoes in conjunction with MLK Day, but will continue his message Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The game airs at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN.