David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes.
"I don't even like saying all that," he said.
So, yes, just like his coach who tried medicinal marijuana to get some relief, West knows real pain. Draymond Green has never needed an operation — he knocks on a table not once but twice as to not jinx himself — yet he considers that the option of using marijuana "makes a lot of sense."
"I'm always struck every time I'm home on the couch watching a sporting event, some drug commercial comes on, they show these happy people jumping in a lake, rowing a...