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Draymond Green's son and family revealed after he signs multi-year deal

Joshua Rogers January 28, 2022
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The three-time NBA champion recently signed a multi-year deal with Turner Sports. Let’s find out more about Draymond Green’s family life with son DJ, and his other children.

Draymond is currently out with a back injury, but that hasn’t stopped him from making moves away from the court. Turner Sports recently announced tat Green has signed a multi-year deal with the company to be a regular contributor to Inside The NBA and other programmes as an active player.

Green will join Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith as an analyst, making appearances throughout the season.

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Draymond Green’s son stole the show on Warriors bench

The Golden State Warriors blew out the Sacramento Kings 113-98 earlier in the season. However, it was Draymond Green’s son Draymond Jr, aka DJ, who stole the show as he spent the night working on the Warriors bench.

DJ served as assistant to Eric Housen, the Warriors’ director of team operations, and was on hand to help out the Warriors bench with anything they needed.

The youngster was seen picking up players’ towels and handing out shoot-around jerseys. He also gave Steph Curry a mask while he was on the bench.

“I thought DJ was really solid,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after the game. “His hustle up and down the sidelines was very impressive. He’s got a lot to learn, though. He’s a young guy and we just got to give him more reps.”

“Little Dray, DJ, he was amazing, helping out every way he can,” Gary Payton II said. “He made a couple of big plays in the second half, so shout-out to DJ.”

Dad Draymond was proud of his son and told reporters he thought DJ did a fine job.

“I thought he was great,” Draymond tweeted. “He was Johnny on the spot with the towels, running to the table, picking up shirts. Well behaved, he stayed out of the way but got in there when he needed to get in there. Scooped the towels up. It was great, man.”

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More on Draymond’s son DJ Green

Given his relatively new-found fame, people want to know more about Draymond Green’s son DJ. He was born in December 2016 and is last month turned five years old. His mother is Jelissa Hardy, who was Draymond’s girlfriend at the time of his birth. The couple met during their time at Michigan State.

In 2016, Draymond shared a now-deleted Instagram post at the time of DJ’s birth saying: “I’ve never experienced such a feeling like I did when I watched his entry.”

Jelissa and Draymond had another child, daughter Kyla Green, but they split up before the Golden State Warriors man went on to marry Hazel Renee.

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Who is Draymond Green’s wife Hazel Renee

Draymond Green’s wife is actress Hazel Renee, who was born on 31 March 1986. Hazel has appeared in a number of television shows including hit drama Empire on Fox, The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, and VH1’s Basketball Wives series.

Like Draymond, Hazel has a daughter from a previous relationship, Olive Jay, who was born in 2015. Green treats Olive as though she’s his own daughter and has expressed his love for her on Instagram:

Draymond proposed to Hazel in 2019 and in December 2020 the couple welcomed a child of their own. The Warriors star paid tribute to his wife on Instagram for getting through the gruelling 27 hours before giving birth.

He wrote: “Haze, you rewrote the guide on how pregnancies should be. You the 🐐! The cherry on top was 27 hours, no meds! Goat Mama B! Then came our sweet bundle of joy! SCG! Thank You! Thank you! I love you for life!”

Draymond and Hazel seem the perfect couple and it appears she has been the ideal partner throughout his recent basketball career. The pair often share pictures of each other to Instagram, and were recently spotted at Damian Lillard’s wedding.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.