Kawakami: Draymond Green, once again, is the center of all heat and edginess in the NBA Finals

Draymond Green walked right up and didn’t take a step backwards — literally or verbally — in front of a dozen cameras and many more reporters packed into a tiny room, and his relaxed, wry grin underlined and emphasized everything he said.

He was there — in an interview room across the hall from the Warriors locker room at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday, about an hour after the Warriors’ Game 4 loss to the Cavaliers to narrow their Finals lead to 3-1 — and he had no desire to be anywhere else.