"I've baited a lot of guys. I've tried to bait a lot of guys, succeeded quite a bit. Sometimes failed. I ain't trying to bait nobody."

That was the message from Draymond Green after the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Golden State Warriors 119-100 Friday night in New Orleans. The game was marked by the continued altercations between Golden State's Green and New Orleans' Rajon Rondo.

You expect tough games in the Western Conference Semi Finals, once you're this deep in the NBA Playoffs, the talent is pretty close, so it comes down to composure and execution. So guys like Green trying to get in other players heads is almost a proud tradition. Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, Ron Artest, Charles Oakley...these guys made names for more than their ability to score. Draymond is cut from that cloth.

So Friday night, Rondo and Green tied up again, but after the game, Green tried to push the blame onto Rondo. He got a little passionate about it too. Check out his post-game comments...