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Draymond Green Kicked Steven Adams in the What Now?

“Family jewels,” “downtown business district,” “kiwi,” and other euphemisms for an NBA player’s groin.

On Sunday night in Oklahoma City, the Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green kicked the Thunder’s Steven Adams in the groin. In the video above, we document the many different ways in which you can say that someone got kicked in the groin—aka “downstairs,” “between the legs,” “that area,” and “the thunder down under”—without actually saying he got kicked in the groin. For sports writers’ euphemisms of choice, check out Kyle Wagner’s post on FiveThirtyEight.