Dallas Mavericks fan is making a donation to match Draymond Green's $25,000 fine.

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During Tuesday's loss to the Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green got into a heated conversation with a Mavs fan sitting near the court.

Draymond Green

Draymond  Green
Team: Golden State Warriors
Position: PF, C
Age: 32
Height: 202 cm
Weight: 104 kg
Birth place: Saginaw, United States of America

Thursday NBA announced that Green was fined $25,000 for "directing obscene language toward a fan."

Meanwhile, the fan, Alykhan Rehmatullah, said the fine "shouldn't be like that," and that the two "were just having fun."

Rehmatullah offered to match Green's $25,000 fine with a donation of the same amount to Draymond's favorite charity, or to the league's own NBA Cares program.

Rehmatullah told ESPN on Friday night that he didn't agree with the fine because he "didn't take offense" to Green's language.

"Because of that, we can make light of the situation, do some good, make a donation," Rehmatullah said. "Make it charitable ... [fan decorum] is a sensitive topic, but it's not always as controversial as it's made out to be."

Told about Rehmatullah's pledge, Green told ESPN he thought it was "a cool gesture," adding, "You don't see that happen."

Green didn't reach out to Rehmatullah on Friday but said he was planning to.

"The money should go somewhere," he said of Rehmatullah's proposal to match his fine. "It should help someone's kid."

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Draymond Green

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Draymond  Green
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PTS: 9.14 (63.03%)
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