Watch: Draymond Green’s mom tells him he’s an All-Star on live TV

First-time All-Star Draymond Green got a nice surprise on Thursday.
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First-time All-Star Draymond Green got a nice surprise on Thursday

While taping a live hit discussing his All-Star chances with CSN—unaware that the news had broken—Green received a surprise on-air visit from his mother, Mary Babers-Green, from his hometown of Saginaw, Mich.

She let him know the news, along with a large portion of their family.

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Skip to around 0:59 in the clip below, if you’re in a hurry.

It was a pretty cool moment for one of the NBA’s emerging stars, who was selected as a reserve after just missing the cut as a starter in the fan vote.

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Green joins Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson to give the Warriors—off to an improbable 42–4—a league-high three All-Star representatives.

Catch them all in the game on Sunday, Feb. 14, in Toronto.

Jeremy Woo