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Update: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Green-Poole dustup: 'It's the NBA...these things happen'

SAN FRANCISCO -- Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green apologized to his teammates Thursday for a training camp altercation with Jordan Poole that ended with a punch being thrown.

Warriors GM Bob Myers met with reporters to comment on the incident that has been buzzing around social media since the dust-up occurred on Wednesday.

"Everybody's fine," Myers said. "Jordan practiced today. Draymond didn't. Look it's the NBA, in professional sports these things happen. Nobody likes it. We don't condone it, but it happened. Draymond  apologized to the team this morning. Jordan was there in the room. I was there in the room. The team, the coaches, the players. We heard that."

Myers refused to say if the team would be taking any disciplinary action against Green.

"As far as any suspension, punishment, fine, we are going to handle that internally," he said.

Myers said the altercation has nothing to do with either Poole or Green's contract situations.  Both player's are eligible for lucrative extensions before next season.

"I don't feel...this is related to who is getting paid and who isn't," Myers said.

Hours earlier, Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala also tried to calm down the uproar.

While his body has been worn down by 19 years of play and the skill set has eroded some, Iguodala's leadership role has never really been stronger. That's why the Warriors worked so hard to convince him to come back this season as they attempt to win back-to-back NBA titles.

So in the wake of Green and Poole's physical dust-up at practice, it was Iguodala who took to social media to calm the waters and tone down the outside chatter surrounding the team.

On Twitter, he posted: "What we not gone do is talk crazy about my young fella JP… great character kid… miss me with all that other bs… straight from the "SOURCE"

"And it's family business with my bro @Money23Green too…"

Sources told ESPN that the two Warriors stars were trading verbal jabs during a practice session when things hit the boiling point and Green threw a punch.

The fiery Green, a four-time NBA champion and four-time All-Star, has long been considered the emotional leader of the Warriors. He's been willing to get into it with his teammates when he feels appropriate.

Poole's representatives are in discussions with Warriors general manager Bob Myers about a contract extension ahead of the Oct. 17 deadline, one day before the defending NBA champions open the season at home against the Lakers.

Both Poole and Andrew Wiggins insisted on media day their unsettled contract situations were not the top thing on their mind going into the preseason.

"It's not something I discuss every day with Bob, but with anything going on he usually just kind of pulls me aside and shares what's happening," coach Steve Kerr said earlier this week. "... I know usually this stuff as far as Jordan is concerned, it always goes to the last second with all these rookie extensions."


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