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Kawhi Leonard has priorities and trophy-sitting isn't one of them

Kawhi's workouts prevent him from showing off Larry O, the comedy stylings of Matt Bonner and Boris Diaw assesses the sartorial competency of his fellow Spurs.

Should I have my picture taken with the trophy, or should I improve my game?
Should I have my picture taken with the trophy, or should I improve my game?
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I've been seeing this first story pop up all over the place, and I finally read it. Now I know why everybody's been mentioning, tweeting, and otherwise fawning all over it. There's an abundance of fantastic quotes, which isn't something you expect from a story about Kawhi Leonard, but there it is.

"I'm just a low-key guy," he said. "I'm just happy we won it. I don't even care about the trophy. The title matters the most."


The things that make him happy are the things that improve him as a player. It's not the money, the fancy cars, that's not what makes him happy. Being in the gym, working out, being able to compete every night against the best players in the world, that's what makes Kawhi happy.

I've by no means ruined the story either, as there's plenty of more material to add to your list of reasons why you believe The Hand will be the next Spurs superstar. So if you haven't already, make some time to read The same, old Kawhi by Mark Zeigler of the San Diego Union-Tribune

This interview with Matt Bonner touches on his path to Canadian citizenship, his appreciation of Andy Kaufman's work and the importance of humor in being a Spur.

Finally, Boris Diaw critiques Tim Duncan's lack of fashion sense and Belinelli’s special socks, from Project Spurs.