Draymond Green Apologizes After NSFW Image Surfaces on Snapchat Account

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistJuly 31, 2016

June 19, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) controls the ball against Cleveland Cavaliers in the first half in game seven of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Shortly after an NSFW image appeared on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's Snapchat account, the All-Star explained the situation Sunday on Twitter.

The United States men's basketball team member originally said the incident was a result of his account getting hacked: 

Green also added the following:

Green later apologized, telling reporters he "pushed the wrong button" when using the app. Green also told reporters the post was "intended to be a private message," and he knew he had made a mistake "immediately."

"We're all one click away from placing something in the wrong place," Green added. "I suffered from that this morning."

The snafu elicited plenty of reaction on social media, including the following tweet from Rick Merritt of 102.5 The Game in Nashville:

Jasmine Watkins of Athlon Sports also chimed in:

Bleacher Report's Mike Vernon then provided a look at Green's potential reaction upon finding out about the Snapchat controversy: 

Things haven't gone Green's way as of late, as his suspension for an accumulation of technical fouls in the NBA Finals was a contributing factor in the Cleveland Cavaliers coming back to win the title.

He also reached a plea deal regarding a recent incident at an East Lansing, Michigan, bar, where he was allegedly involved in an altercation with former Michigan State cornerback Jermaine Edmondson, per ESPN.com and the Associated Press.

     

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