From the moment the Warriors paid the Bulls $3.5 million for the rights to Jordan Bell, the Draymond Green comparisons began.
Remember the story of Draymond cussing out general manager Bob Myers for not telling him the Warriors were going to acquire Bell?
At Bell's introductory press conference, Myers told the rookie: "Draymond will be a fun challenge for you," as he laughed.
Well, over the weekend, Bell was asked the following question: "How much has Draymond talked trash to you this season?"
"Every day. Every day he's on me," Bell answered. "Every flight. He's looking for stuff to nitpick at me about off the court.
"On the court, if I mess up, he'll correct me. If I mess up, he'll come over and talk to me calmly. And I'll listen and I'll take it in."
Has Bell ever clapped back at Draymond?
"Nah, nah, nah. I'm not crazy (laughter). Maybe in a couple years I will.
"It's kind of like a big brother thing -- just messing with you, just picking on you for no reason. I was the youngest of six so I was used to taking it and keep moving on."
It must be easy for Draymond to constantly be in Bell's ear, because:
Jordan Bell's locker is right next to Draymond Green's locker. I don't think that's a coincidence— Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) June 23, 2017
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