Vote: Is Kelly Olynyk a dirty player? (Anthony-NBA-ESPN)


After the CelticsKelly Olynyk incited a scuffle by setting an illegal high screen on the WizardsKelly Oubre Jr. in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the WarriorsDraymond Green offered some choice words for the Boston forward from the other side of the country.

“He’s dirty, a dirty player,” Green said on Uninterrupted’s “Dray Day” podcast. “I don’t respect guys like that. I know he’s not the greatest basketball player of all time, so maybe he feel like he got to do that, but you don’t have to do that. Just dirty.”

Olynyk was also involved in a controversial play during the first round of the 2015 playoffs, when he dislocated the left arm of Cavaliers forward Kevin Love during a rebound chase.

Green, meanwhile, has drawn scorn from many for his kicking antics — specifically some shots to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams during last year’s playoffs.

Here’s your chance to weigh in on the situation. Vote now!

Green and the Warriors will look to sweep the Jazz on Monday night to earn a trip to the Western Conference Finals. Olynyk and the Celtics will face Washington in Game 5 of their tied series on Wednesday.

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