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Kawhi Leonard’s beef with the Spurs was the feud nobody expected

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It’s incredible how much Kawhi Leonard fit the San Antonio Spurs’ ethos. A reclusive team-first superstar, who rarely showed emotions and only cared about hooping.

San Antonio is a model franchise that’s often been called bland, boring, or as I like to say – sauceless but whatever you wanna call them, their success on the court has spoken volumes.

On paper, Kawhi and the Spurs were a match made in heaven who appeared to be locked in with each other until the end of time.

Except, the relationship that seemed to be unbreakable from the outside ultimately deteriorated behind the scenes, resulting in a messy divorce.

But to truly appreciate the tenderness of this beef you have to understand that it’s arguably the most improbable feud that occurred in NBA history:

Kawhi Leonard's beef with the Spurs was the feud nobody expected | Part One
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