Month: January 2016

GSW: Draymond Green’s All Star Bid Would Mark Change In NBA Philosophy

December 25, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates in the fourth quarter of a NBA basketball game on Christmas against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 89-83.  Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

December 25, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates in the fourth quarter of a NBA basketball game on Christmas against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 89-83. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Based on the latest returns of votes, Draymond Green could be a Western Conference starter in the frontcourt at the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

Starters for the All-Star Game won’t be announced until January 21st, but if the voting continues to follow the current trend, Green would start alongside teammate Stephen Curry in addition to Russell Westbrook, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Durant for the Western Conference. The Warriors’ starting power forward currently has a slim lead over Kawhi Leonard and Blake Griffin in the race for a starting spot in the West’s frontcourt.

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SFG: Denard Span: Get to Know the Newest San Francisco Giant

Apr 3, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span (2) works out prior to the game against the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 3, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span (2) works out prior to the game against the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants continued their active offseason by agreeing to terms with outfielder Denard Span on Thursday to a three-year deal worth $31 million.

After signing marquee starting pitcher free agents Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto to significant deals this offseason, the Giants only had one glaring hole left to fill before the start of the 2016 season. They had one spot in the outfield to fill, since they’re pretty set at every other position. Span fills that need and more.

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