The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread

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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#302 » by JordansBulls » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:49 am

If I am the Clippers I want the 4 seed. Play OKC in round 1 and then LA in round 2. Forget having to wait to the WCF, Play them in Semifinals.
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Post#303 » by NbaAllDay » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:28 am

Lebron has shaped up to be a very strong defender on Kawhi. Kawhi without the quick step uses strength to get around players and Lebron has that covered. Stopped him 1v1 on a number of occasions.

This means PG doesnt have anyone who can specifically cover him meaning he is super important in these match ups. Same is said for AD
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#304 » by MyUniBroDavis » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:30 am

NbaAllDay wrote:Lebron has shaped up to be a very strong defender on Kawhi. Kawhi without the quick step uses strength to get around players and Lebron has that covered. Stopped him 1v1 on a number of occasions.

This means PG doesnt have anyone who can specifically cover him meaning he is super important in these match ups. Same is said for AD


I think AD can guard him pretty well (pg) and not so much the otherway around unless AD does his midrange BS instead of going strong
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#305 » by Homer38 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:34 am

JordansBulls wrote:If I am the Clippers I want the 4 seed. Play OKC in round 1 and then LA in round 2. Forget having to wait to the WCF, Play them in Semifinals.


Or maybe the Houston Rockets....
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#306 » by JordansBulls » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:58 am

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JordansBulls wrote:If I am the Clippers I want the 4 seed. Play OKC in round 1 and then LA in round 2. Forget having to wait to the WCF, Play them in Semifinals.


Or maybe the Houston Rockets....

Yeah they don't want Houston. The Lakers don't either. Would waste too much energy on them. Only way you want Houston is in the WCF.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#307 » by MyUniBroDavis » Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:39 am

Kawhis not really getting any attention lately

He averaged 33-10-5, 63.3% TS but more importantly shot 62% inside the arc (less noisy compared to three point shooting)

He was kind of a really good reliable offense whenever dallas were clawing back ir attacking, since they just could throw it back for the kawhi midrange game and he delivered

He doesnt run the offense like guys like luka,bron, or harden do but i do think hes quietly maintaining his position as the guy other than lebron that really has a super playoff mode
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#308 » by GSP » Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:55 am

MyUniBroDavis wrote:Kawhis not really getting any attention lately

He averaged 33-10-5, 63.3% TS but more importantly shot 62% inside the arc (less noisy compared to three point shooting)

He was kind of a really good reliable offense whenever dallas were clawing back ir attacking, since they just could throw it back for the kawhi midrange game and he delivered

He doesnt run the offense like guys like luka,bron, or harden do but i do think hes quietly maintaining his position as the guy other than lebron that really has a super playoff mode


Ad has a super playoff mode too TBH

Thats why no one is beating the Lakers
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Post#309 » by JordansBulls » Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:56 am

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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#310 » by MyUniBroDavis » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:03 am

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MyUniBroDavis wrote:Kawhis not really getting any attention lately

He averaged 33-10-5, 63.3% TS but more importantly shot 62% inside the arc (less noisy compared to three point shooting)

He was kind of a really good reliable offense whenever dallas were clawing back ir attacking, since they just could throw it back for the kawhi midrange game and he delivered

He doesnt run the offense like guys like luka,bron, or harden do but i do think hes quietly maintaining his position as the guy other than lebron that really has a super playoff mode


Ad has a super playoff mode too TBH

Thats why no one is beating the Lakers


AD looks like hes hit an extra gear defensively but on offense he doesnt have one the same way lebron and kawhi do imo. 2015 he was kind of in a roll going into the playoffs anyway, and that game one box score is a bit misleading since he was pretty much a nonfactor till the fourth quarter

He killed portland (as a pelican) and was decent against the warriors, but its more, they run things through him more rather than he turns up (maybe aside from attacking more aggressively) rather than actually upping their role like bron and kawhi do

Otoh his defense i think has hit a different level, and Davis at Center>>>>>Davis at powerforward

(I think powerforward davis is a top 10 guy, center davis is a Lebron-Kawhi-Giannis tier guy)
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#311 » by MyUniBroDavis » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:03 am

JordansBulls wrote:Kawhi showing why he is the best in the league still.


I mean kawhi went ssj1 but lebron went super saiyan god lol
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Post#312 » by JordansBulls » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:04 am

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JordansBulls wrote:Kawhi showing why he is the best in the league still.


I mean kawhi went ssj1 but lebron went super saiyan god lol

Anthony Davis was better than Lebron against Portland as well and the stats prove it. Kawhi went against a much better team. Lebron and Davis went against a team below .500.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#313 » by MyUniBroDavis » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:41 am

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MyUniBroDavis wrote:
JordansBulls wrote:Kawhi showing why he is the best in the league still.


I mean kawhi went ssj1 but lebron went super saiyan god lol

Anthony Davis was better than Lebron against Portland as well and the stats prove it. Kawhi went against a much better team. Lebron and Davis went against a team below .500.


I mean thats arguable at best, Lebron was clearly better in 3 out of the 5 games, and was probably better game 5 although thats debatable
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#314 » by 70sFan » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:36 am

Kawhi is a monster but we should all know this from last season. He's probably the best scorer in the league now (arguable with Harden) and you can't stop him from getting to the spot he wants to. He's stronger than most centers and has unreal midrange game. His post game is also fantastic.

He's top 3 player in the league with James and Giannis until someone else proves me wrong.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#315 » by HeartBreakKid » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:44 am

JordansBulls wrote:
MyUniBroDavis wrote:
JordansBulls wrote:Kawhi showing why he is the best in the league still.


I mean kawhi went ssj1 but lebron went super saiyan god lol

Anthony Davis was better than Lebron against Portland as well and the stats prove it. Kawhi went against a much better team. Lebron and Davis went against a team below .500.


Why would the record of the team matter and not the quality of defense in regards to their stats? Portland's defense is better than Dallas', and that's not taking into account arguably Dallas' best defender missed games.

It's weird how people never take into account that defense exist.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#316 » by inDe_eD » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:38 pm

Kawhi being a minute leader is an interesting development. If that holds, this is a going to be an impressive playoff run.
“Let's say TPE is a big hole, Ryan Anderson is a "power plug Dick" ($21 million a year). All you have to do is use the Dick to plug in. Great trade and great deal! This is called "perfect fit" in the nba.”
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#317 » by MyUniBroDavis » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:33 pm

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JordansBulls wrote:
MyUniBroDavis wrote:
I mean kawhi went ssj1 but lebron went super saiyan god lol

Anthony Davis was better than Lebron against Portland as well and the stats prove it. Kawhi went against a much better team. Lebron and Davis went against a team below .500.


Why would the record of the team matter and not the quality of defense in regards to their stats? Portland's defense is better than Dallas', and that's not taking into account arguably Dallas' best defender missed games.

It's weird how people never take into account that defense exist.


Im pretty sure portlands defense is significantly worse than dallas's tho lol, though they matchup better against our squad than mavs do with the clippers
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#318 » by JordansBulls » Thu Sep 3, 2020 10:02 pm

Series will be like the last series.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#319 » by JordansBulls » Fri Sep 4, 2020 4:10 am

The moves this guy had tonight. Oh my.
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Re: The 2019-20 Kawhi Leonard Thread 

Post#320 » by inDe_eD » Fri Sep 4, 2020 2:11 pm

JordansBulls wrote:The moves this guy had tonight. Oh my.


Kawhi has got to be your favorite player since Jordan, yea?
“Let's say TPE is a big hole, Ryan Anderson is a "power plug Dick" ($21 million a year). All you have to do is use the Dick to plug in. Great trade and great deal! This is called "perfect fit" in the nba.”

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