1. Kawhi Leonard was named NBA's 2014-15 Defensive Player of the Year. He's also Super Bad.
2. Longtime Spurs assistant and permanent member of the Spurs family, Mike Budenholzer, was awarded Coach of the Year and the Hawks had Gregg Popovich inform him, which was real nice.. He fully deserved the award after leading Atlanta to the second best record in the NBA. Be sure to watch the video of Bud's acceptance speech if you haven't, he gets emotional thanking Pop for all of the things he did for him.
3. Tim Duncan turned 39 on Saturday. Michael Erler celebrates with 39 cool things about him. Also, be sure to check out the highlight reel from his 28-point night where he dominated DeAndre Jordan in the post on the way to a Game 2 Spurs win.
4. If you haven't seen this year's first round EPIC PREVIEW, you must. No, seriously, if you don't know what I'm talking about, stop reading this and just click the dang link.
5. Pounding the Rock editor, J.R. Wilco, and Clips Nation editor, Steve Perrin, have an ongoing conversation about the first round matchup. Here are the parts: One, Two, Three.