Kawhi Leonard Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Suns didn't draft Kawhi Leonard, in part, because he sweated too much during interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | MSNBC

    The Morrii have had nice careers, but why did Phoenix pass on Leonard, who has become one of the NBA's best players? But with a front office conducting its first draft in Phoenix, then-General Manager Lance Blanks' staff did not have Leonard in the discussion. Part of the Suns' knock on Leonard, beyond his perimeter shot, was how nervously he acted in a draft combine interview, when he sweated through his suit.

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  2. Paths for Cavs, Warriors only get easier as potential opponents beat up on each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... Rockets-Spurs should be a compelling series pitting old rivalries and new blood, with the MVP reputations of Kawhi Leonard and James Harden hanging in the balance -- a battle between old school grind-it-out and new-age chuck-'em-up. Instead, it ...

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  3. Who should the Golden State Warriors hope to face in the conference finals?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Isportsweb.com

    ... NBA Finals, Golden State will first have to overcome the likes of James Harden and the Houston Rockets or Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs. Unlike Portland and Utah, the Warriors should be substantially challenged no matter which team they ...

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  4. Golden State Warriors: Rest remains key in title runRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Blue Man Hoop

    ... well. Being the more fresh team in such a scenario is the major advantage. The Spurs have lost Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard is pushing through the pain currently. The Spurs not being at full health is certainly another advantage for Golden State. ...

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  5. San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets: Odds, Analysis, NBA Playoff Betting PickRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | BleacherReport

    The third-seeded Houston Rockets will look to defend their home court and stave off elimination as solid favorites against the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs for Game 6 on Thursday. The Rockets are coming off a 110-107 overtime loss at San Antonio in Game 5 on Tuesday in which Spurs star Kawhi Leonard did not play in the extra session due to an ankle injury.

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  6. Rockets vs. Spurs: How to watch, live stream Houston-San Antonio Game ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | CBS Sports

    Even without Spurs MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard in crunch time -- he missed the end of the fourth quarter and all of overtime of Game 5 with an injury -- San Antonio took a 3-2 Western Conference semifinals series lead. As Game 6 shifts back to Houston, it's win-or-stay-home for the Rockets.

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  7. Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge needs to step up vs. RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | USA Today

    ... to utilize his scoring prowess - particularly from mid-range - to be the No. 2 option behind MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard. Instead, he was essentially nonexistent on both ends of the floor against Houston's frontline of Nene (seven points, five ...

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  8. Second Round Routs: Cavs, Rockets Dominate Game Ones.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Canis Hoopus

    ... on the road. The game was over. The Spurs offense was the real problem in this one-the Rockets blitzed Kawhi Leonard with multiple defenders and dared the Spurs' secondary scorers to beat them, and those guys were poor last night. Tony Parker , ...

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  9. Thoughts On an (In)famous Night at the AT&T CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Pounding the Rock

    ... the circumstances that transpired. Going into the series, the highlighted matchup was between MVP candidates Kawhi Leonard and James Harden. Leonard won the head-to-head in points in Game 1 (21 to Harden's 20), but it was Harden's 14 assists that ...

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  10. Gregg Popovich's old stubborn ways could be fatal for the Spurs in Rockets seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... lineups featuring Steven Adams, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter, the series was crying out for Popovich to deploy Kawhi Leonard at power forward and play small to try to draw Oklahoma City out of what was working so well. Popovich finally made this ...

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  11. Rockets make statement in Game One, drub Spurs, 126-99Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Pounding the Rock

    That was a good ol' fashioned butt-whoopin' that the Houston Rockets handed the San Antonio Spurs to get this second-round series started. Besides Kawhi Leonard's jumper to give the Spurs a 2-0 lead in the game's first possession nothing went right for the home team.

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  12. Rockets demolish Spurs with barrage of 3-pointersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Japan Times

    ... the defense was. Houston was active in rotating to San Antonio's shooters and had both defenders stay on Kawhi Leonard on screens. "Obviously, we are really happy with our defense and what we did," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "Knowing that ...

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  13. NBA Wrap: LeBron swills Raps; Rockets murder Spurs; Ingles' advice for WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... what we are." Canberra's Mills hit three of seven field goals for seven points and the Spurs' All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard sank just five of his 14 shots for 21 points. Popovich said there was little chance the Spurs would repeat such a poor ...

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  14. Shooting from the hip ahead of Game 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Dream Shake

    ... Simply put, there is no way that the San Antonio Spurs are going to play that badly again this series. While Kawhi Leonard was definitely contained tonight (21 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists), LaMarcus Aldridge managed to put up a whopping four (4) ...

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  15. May 1: Rockets 126, Spurs 99Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden sizes up San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons during the second half of Game 1 of the second-round of the Western Conference NBA playoffs at AT&T Center, Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Antonio. Houston Rockets guard James Harden sizes up San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons during the second half of Game 1 of the second-round of the Western Conference NBA playoffs at AT&T Center, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard passes during the second half of Game 1 of the second-round of the Western Conference NBA playoffs at AT&T Center, Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Antonio.

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  16. Rockets blast Spurs in Game 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge , Danny Green, Pau Gasol, Patty Mills, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili sit dejected on the bench during second half action of Game 1 in the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets held Monday May 1, 2017 at the AT&T Center. San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge , Danny Green, Pau Gasol, Patty Mills, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili sit dejected on the bench during second half action of Game 1 in the Western San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili sit dejected on the bench during second half action of Game 1 in the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets held Monday May 1, 2017 at the AT&T Center.

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  17. Rockets Embarrass Spurs 126-99 Behind Franchise Playoff Record 22 3-PointersRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | BleacherReport

    ... assists and plenty of help from his supporting cast. Six Rockets scored in double figures in the blowout win: Kawhi Leonard led the way for the Spurs with 21 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, but it was nowhere near enough to counter Houston's ...

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  18. Rockets-Spurs: Houston wins the matchups, and the game, it wasn't supposed toRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... course). Nene became involved in a ruckus that led to his ejection, a ruckus that the Spurs were involved in. Kawhi Leonard outright shoved Patrick Beverley in the back after the two became tangled up in the third quarter. It wasn't a "create ...

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  19. San Antonio vs. Houston, Final Score: Rockets blow out Spurs in Game 1, 126-99Read the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Pounding the Rock

    ... ease to gain an early 15-6 advantage. Threes continued to fall in for Houston, even on broken plays, while Kawhi Leonard was the only Spur who could get anything to fall on offense. Finally back-to-back threes by Patty Mills and Leonard got the ...

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  20. 2017 NBA Playoffs second-round picks, brackets, predictions: Warriors sweep Jazz?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... found ways to win. You have to think they're going to get hot at some point, particularly James Harden, but Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs are a different beast. This has six or seven written all over it. Well, everyone except Moore has the series ...

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