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Draymond Green Credits LeBron James for Empowering Players off the Court

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Published on September 17, 2019 - Duration: 01:43s

Draymond Green Credits LeBron James for Empowering Players off the Court

Draymond Green Credits LeBron James for Empowering Players off the Court.

Green believes James paved the way for players to take control of their careers.

The Warriors All-Star forward made the comments during a recent interview on CNBC's 'Power Lunch.'

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You know, with what [LeBron's] done in his career that's kind of shown everybody else the power that you have as a player.

, Draymond Green, via CNBC.

That's why you saw the movement this year is because the athlete, the basketball players have taken control of their own future.

, Draymond Green, via CNBC.

Everybody celebrates LeBron for his basketball career and the things he's been able to accomplish.

I think the doors that he's opened for athletes is his biggest accomplishment.

, Draymond Green, via CNBC.

James is credited with shifting the power dynamic of the NBA when he left Cleveland for Miami in 2010.

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Since then, many NBA stars have left their current teams when they have become free agents.

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Anthony Davis requested a trade this offseason from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Davis was still under contract for the 2019-2020 season but informed the Pelicans he would not be returning next year.

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