As Leonard’s offensive game emerges, he hasn’t forgotten to bring ‘D’.

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WASHINGTON — The uninitiated will look at Kawhi Leonard’s daily box scores and see a player emerging as a lethal offensive weapon. Four games into his fifth NBA season, the Spurs small forward is shooting and scoring at career-best rates. Leonard, however, would prefer people look at the box score of the guys he is guarding on a nightly basis. Just ask four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City, who struggled through a 6-of-19 performance on opening night with Leonard surgically attached to him. “There are very few best players in the league who play both ends,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. Typically players asked to shoulder the type of offensive load the Spurs expect………Read More

Source: As Leonard’s offensive game emerges, he hasn’t forgotten to bring ‘D’ – San Antonio Express-News

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