Draymond Green took to Instagram to complain about Conor McGregor wearing a No. 23 Golden State Warriors jersey. That’s the number he wears, of course, for the championship-winning team. Green said “We rocking with Floyd bro not you... take that off bruh.”
But McGregor wasn’t wearing a Green jersey. It was an old C.J. Watson one.
That led to McGregor telling Green he didn’t know who he was and to stay in school. (Green is a two-time NBA champion.) He then told Green, “I dribble heads off the floor. Not a ball. This is no game here kid.”
Green later responded:
McGregor’s choice of wearing a C.J. Watson jersey has subtext to it: Watson was linked to Mayweather’s domestic abuse case between him and former partner Josie Harris in 2010. From USA Today:
Harris says she awoke with Mayweather screaming and grabbing her hair. She says he'd read affectionate text messages between her and NBA basketball player C.J. Watson, described in her book draft as her "summer love."
This is not the first time McGregor referenced Watson — back in January, he tweeted “Call me C.J. Watson” with this illustration attached:
Call me C.J Watson! https://t.co/9m2Omw4Wca pic.twitter.com/GZMzxxTsbb— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 11, 2017