​There are three things guaranteed in life: death, taxes and Draymond Green trash talk. The three-time All-Star and 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year revealed on Thursday that he once tried to get in the head of Spurs legend Tim Duncan. 


It should surprise no one that the man some called "The Stone Buddha" did not retort. 

We're all familiar with ​Green's antics, but this seems a little too far even for him. Trying to get Tim Duncan to break with some simple trash talk is like trying to break into Fort Knox with a toothpick.


Duncan was the definition of a class act during his illustrious 19 seasons in the NBA. He was the ​heart and soul of a San Antonio Spurs franchise that won a third of the NBA Championships from 1999 to 2014 and set an example for how the game should be played. 


No matter who was talking trash, he would never stoop down to their level and instead would let his game do the talking for him. 

With all due respect to Draymond, he may want to be more realistic the next time he tries to intimidate someone.