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'I love that kid': Draymond Green gushes over Rockets' Tari Eason

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Tari Eason quickly earned respect in the Houston Rockets' locker room as a rookie and second-year player across the last two seasons. Fittingly, Eason's hard-nosed style garnered a rather impressive endorsement over All-Star weekend.

Golden State Warriors forward and four-time NBA champion Draymond Green said in a recent podcast appearance he sees similarities between himself and Eason, noting "I love [Eason's] game, and I love what he brings to a team."

"I love that kid, man," Green said of Eason in an interview with former NBA guard Jamal Crawford. "He’s a good athlete.