The sports media is flooded with former players and coaches covering their events. However, an active player doing the same is a rarity.
So much so that the deal Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green signed with Turner Sports is unique in the current landscape. Green signed a multi-year contract to contribute to TNT’s Inside the NBA studio programming, scheduling permissions, and other properties on Turner Sports, including Bleacher Report.
The three-time NBA champion and three-time All-Star first appearance under the deal will be in Inside the NBA post-game fifth.
“Draymond is an incredibly versatile talent, both on the field and in front of the camera,” said Tara August, senior vp talent services and special projects at Turner Sports. “He is a team player in every respect, while offering a distinct perspective highlighted by his keen basketball IQ, charismatic communication and candid opinions. , thoughtfully includes and extends beyond sports. We are delighted to officially welcome him to the Turner Sports family. ”
Green has a current relationship with Turner, has appeared on Inside the NBA and contribute to the long form franchise Arena. He also did a series of interviews with former teammate Kevin Durant for Bleacher Report.
“I’ve had a fantastic experience working with Turner Sports in recent years, and I’m very confident in the way they entertain and truly connect with fans on every level,” Green said in a statement. dad. “Today’s announcement formalizes our relationship and I couldn’t be more proud to officially be part of the TNT family.”