The Right and Wrong of George Hill

If this wasn’t such a cruel business, sympathy may have followed George Hill. He could never be what the Pacers lost in the draft of 2011. He could never re-craft his image into a 6-9 power forward. He couldn’t be Kawhi Leonard, if he tried. He could never be an All-Star. He would never be…

Kawhi Leonard: The Quiet American

In this era of self-promotion, Kawhi Leonard is the rare superstar that has no desire to steal the spotlight. He lets other athletes make headlines through their media conversations, tweets, and flashy outfits, while he simply steps onto the court each night and produces. This fascination with the glamorous is the reason the whole basketball…

Trusting Kawhi

The San Antonio Spurs made a fateful trade during the 2011 NBA Draft. Point guard George Hill was a favorite of coach Gregg Popovich and many Spurs players, but General Manager R.C. Buford knew his roster badly needed a young, talented small forward. He got one. He sent Hill to the Pacers in exchange for San Diego…

Kawhi Leonard Wants the Regular Season MVP

The most unselfish man in the NBA is not so unselfish after all. Kawhi Leonard, who just signed a five year max deal with the Spurs, has laid out his plans for the upcoming season. He wants to be the regular season MVP and he wants to be an All-Star. Like 90% of the NBA,…