It's all about the fans!
Kawhi Leonard doesn’t pull up from 30 feet or leap over giants at the rim. His game is a steadier beast. His baskets usually come within the flow of the offense. His box score usually stands out more than his highlights. But a lack of Vines doesn’t make Leonard any less effective or instrumental in the 20-5 Spurs‘ success. As has often been the case, San Antonio has elected to zag when everyone else is zigging. The Warriorsare perfecting the fast-paced, small-ball, three-point shooting attack, so the Spurs are now playing a style that resembles a modern adaptation of Pat Riley’s slowdown Knicks. They’re walking the ball up the court and they don’t jack many shots from deep. Instead, they rely on a league-best defense and a throwback offense that’s shooting nearly 48 percent from the field and putting up 104.7 points per 100 possessions, the fourth-best mark in the league…….Read More