While Kawhi Leonard has won two NBA Finals MVPs—how badly will the loss to Denver impact his legacy going forward?
Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers are headed home after the Nuggets came back from being down 3–1 to advance to the Western Conference finals. While Leonard has won two NBA Finals MVPs—how badly will the loss to Denver impact his legacy going forward? The Crossover staff weighs in.
It’s a blemish, sure, but Kawhi is still a two-time Finals MVP, an NBA champion and one of the best playoff performers of this generation. Who this loss really stains is Paul George. If the series ended in Game 6—when George dropped 33 points while shooting above 40% from the floor and the three-point line—he would have been a hero. But after a 10-point, 4-of-16 from the floor, 2-of-11 from the three-point line, five-turnover clunker, George adds another page of
Upstate News Headlines
- Former Pence adviser criticizes Trump administration’s response to COVID-19
- Scientists say droughts would be half as severe without human-caused climate change
- Biden: “I trust vaccines, I trust scientists, but I don’t trust Donald Trump”
- The politics of resentment and how meritocracy divides Americans
- Rasul Douglas recounts his crazy first week as a Panther
- Jeremy Chinn says he’s settled in and ready
- Brian Burns: We have to win one-on-one battles
- Matt Rhule says Panthers had one of their best days of practice
- Mostly cloudy today, with cooler temps
- Volunteer firefighter discusses scene after woman dragged by alleged car thief