Kawhi Leonard posterizes Ibaka to start the game & blocks Westbrook to end it

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| June 1st, 2014 | 5,434 Views

In the opening minute of GM6,  Kawhi Leonard got the ball, did a spin move on Kevin Durant, avoided Russell Westbrook with a dribble and then posterized Serge Ibaka for the Spurs first points of a classic OT thriller. During the game, Leonard racked up 15  more points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out 4 assists.  In the final minute of overtime, Leonard came up with a big clutch block on Westbrook to help seal the victory with an exclamation point.

Leonard might not be a future hall of famer, a MVP, All-NBA or even All-Star like many other players in this game but the former All-Rookie 1st Team player just might be the most underrated player in the league.




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