Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas can’t believe Draymond Green is calling anyone else a dirty player, let alone his Boston teammate Kelly Olynyk.
“I don’t know how he can call anybody dirty,” Thomas told reporters Tuesday. “But it is what it is. Everybody’s got a comment or something to say about others, I guess.
“It’s a joke that he said that.”
Green said on his Dray Day podcast that he doesn’t respect Olynyk and thinks the Celtics center is a dirty player. Green was reacting to an incident Olynyk had with Washington’s Kelly Oubre Jr., who was suspended for a game after shoving Olynyk after a hard screen.
Green later tweeted something Tuesday seemingly meant as a response to Thomas, whose Celtics are tied with the Wizards 2-2 with Game 5 set for Wednesday: “Just get through that series bro.”
Olynyk also took exception to Green’s criticism of him.
“It’s ridiculous,“ Olynyk said. ”I mean (I) know who I am, I know what I do, what I stand for. My teammates know and that’s all that matters.“
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