Pay Tribute to the Klaw: Kawhi Leonard, Your 2016 Defensive Player of the Year

Monday morning, it was announced that the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard repeated as Defensive Player of the Year. It’s an entirely deserved award, and the irony is that his win this year was probably more clearly his than last year, while the voting numbers aren’t that far off. Kawhi led voting with 547 points, […]

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Fadeaway: A meandering, nostalgic, and generalized Kobe retrospective

  33,570 points (3rd all time). 18-time All-Star. 15-time All-NBA. 12-time All-Defense. 4-time All-Star MVP. 2-time Scoring Champion. 2-time Gold Medalist. 2-time Finals MVP. 1-time NBA MVP. 5-time NBA Champion. That’s quite a resume. It’s impossible not to be romantic about the retirement of one of basketball’s all-time greats. A player who some would say […]

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