Photo: Lance Knobel
Draymond Green poses with Peet’s staff before starting to serve coffee. Photo: Lance Knobel

Warriors basketball star Draymond Green came to Berkeley today to serve up coffee at Peet’s on Shattuck Avenue, and the line was already stretching down the block long before his arrival at around 1:45 p.m. A TV helicopter hovered overhead to catch footage of the event.

The line from Shattuck extended onto Kittredge almost to the Touchless car wash at Oxford. Traffic in the area appeared slow, according to Google Maps.

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Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel reports that it was a “mob scene” outside 2255 Shattuck before Green’s arrival at around 1:45 p.m. His shift behind the counter was slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. and run through to 3 p.m.

Green is helping promote the release of Peet’s limited edition “Warriors Grounds” blend. Peet’s will donate 5% of each purchase of “Warriors Grounds”, up to $10,000, to the Warriors Community Foundation.

Berkeley Fire Department were managing the crowds and the atmosphere was lively and friendly, said Knobel. A firefighter presented Green with a BFD cap as a souvenir.

Enjoy a selection of photos and videos below:

Green’s first cup was pronounced good by the customer. No surprise there! Photo: Lance Knobel
Draymond Green serves coffee at Peet’s. Photo: Lance Knobel

Green’s arrival was captured in the video, below, shot by Jae Azizi:

The crowds went mad when Draymond Green arrived at the Peet’s at 2255 Shattuck around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Photo: Lance Knobel
The scene for Draymond outside Peet’s before his arrival. Photo: Lance Knobel

This post was updated as we sourced new information and photos.

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Emilie Raguso (senior editor, news) joined the Berkeleyside team in 2012. She covers politics, public safety and development. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist...