It is hard when your main competition is an all-time great player, like LeBron James. But at 24 years old, and LeBron's decline in the near future, I have a feeling we will be seeing Kawhi on the All-NBA first team very soon.
I have proposed this idea to my girlfriend in the past as a joke. Now that I see other couples actually going through with it, my joke might be turning into a serious proposition.
Stay strong Craig, we are all praying for you.
There is no doubt the kind of influence Pop has had on Steve Kerr, and ultimately, the Golden State Warriors. Now that I think about it, there is no doubting the kind of influence Pop and the Spurs have had on the entire league, in the past 20 years.
Duncan sat in the biggest game of the season on Saturday night against the Warriors, so it is hard to look back and say having him in the first game would have made any difference at all. But make no mistake, at the age of 39 (almost 40), Duncan's presence on the defensive end, is still a force to be reckoned with.