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Warriors' Draymond Green addresses arrest for assault charge

Draymond Green addressed his arrest for assault at a conference for Fortune magazine.

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Warriors forward Draymond Green addressed his arrest on assault charges at FORTUNE’s Brainstorm Tech conference on Tuesday in Aspen, Colo.

Green was arrested Sunday after an incident at a restaurant in East Lansing, Mich. Green went to college in the city at Michigan State.

“When things happen, you meet them head on,” Green said Tuesday. “My legal team is handling it. It will be resolved really quickly, As a public figure I can't put myself in certain situations. It's something that I'll learn from and move on.”

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Green was released on $200 bail after the arrest, and has 10 days to be arraigned. According to police, the forward was involved in an altercation inside a restaurant around 2:30 a.m. local time. There were no injuries.

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Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Green slapped a fan who was taunting him. 

Green, 26, has played four NBA seasons, all with the Warriors. He was named to his first All-Star team this season after averaging 14.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game. 

Green is also a member of Team USA basketball for the Rio Olympics.