Kawhi Leonard was already great on defense. Now he’s elite on offense, too.

 

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

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