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Draymond Green Advocated for Defensive Blitz that Turned Game 2

The Portland Trail Blazers led the Golden State Warriors by 15 points at halftime in Game 2 of their 2019 NBA Playoffs series. Instead of cruising to a win, the Blazers succumbed to blitzing pressure on their guards by Warriors defenders, eager to force them to the halfcourt line and into trouble on every attempted pick and roll. Golden State hadn’t employed that defense with gusto during the first half of the contest. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports opens a window to the halftime locker room, sharing Warriors forward Draymond Green’s speech that convinced his team and coach to amp up the “D”.