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23rd Jul 2017

Conor McGregor got into an Instagram spat with NBA star Draymond Green

"Stay in school!"

Darragh Murphy

Draymond Green is definitely not on Team McGregor.

The Golden State Warriors star is so behind Floyd Mayweather that he took umbrage with the sight of Conor McGregor sporting a Warriors jersey recently.

“We rocking with Floyd bro not you… take that off bruh,” Green wrote on Instagram, with the below picture.

We rocking with Floyd bro not you… take that off bruh @thenotoriousmma

A post shared by Draymond Green (@money23green) on

What Green failed to notice was the hidden message in McGregor’s costume choice.

The Irishman was not declaring his allegiances to the Golden State Warriors but, rather, was sporting a C.J. Watson jersey for a very specific reason.

“That’s C.J Watson mate. I don’t know who the fuck you are. No disrespect tho kid, keep hustling and stay in school,” McGregor wrote under the above post from Green.

“Now ask yourself why I’m rocking C.J. when I don’t know or give a fuck about basketball. I dribble heads off the floor. Not a ball. This is no game here kid.”

In case you’ve not heard of Watson, he’s a basketball player with whom Mayweather has previous and someone who McGregor referenced in January as he ramped up the war of words with ‘Money’.

In 2010, Mayweather was involved in a domestic violence incident with his then-girlfriend Josie Harris, an act which saw the boxer imprisoned for two months.

Mayweather appeared to have attempted to rationalise the incident during a 2013 documentary entitled ’30 Days In May’ and that didn’t sit well with Harris, who subsequently agreed to speak to Yahoo Sports! to tell her side of the story.

It was in that interview that new information came to light as Harris explained how Mayweather had grown infuriated after learning of a text message exchange between her and NBA guard C.J. Watson.

So essentially McGregor had compared himself to the man who Mayweather’s ex-partner was accused of cheating on Mayweather with.