When Draymond Green received the most first place votes for NBA Defensive Player of the Year in May, he still did not claim the award. His immediate response? Comparing himself to Al Gore, who won the 2000 Presidential Election popular vote, but wasn’t granted the presidency.
In both cases, malfeasant “voter fraud” of sorts ran rampant. When the Dancing Bear analogized himself with the man trying to save the polar bear, it was yet another example of what makes Green such a great individual– on and off the court.Follow paulmbanks