Raptors not named Kawhi Leonard will decide outcome of Game 5 - Michael Wilbon | SportsCenter

Michael Wilbon reflects on the Toronto Raptors' Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals, highlighting the Raptors' ability to compensate for Kawhi Leonard's underwhelming performance. Wilbon predicts the Raptors' role players will have to continue to play well for them to win Game 5 on the road.
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  • Fred decided it.

    VaughnJogVlogVaughnJogVlog3 aylar önce
  • I remember all the idiots last week saying Bucks in 5 lmao

    shaiwnshaiwn3 aylar önce
  • let kawhi plays only 2 quarters and it'd be alright

    Alan KSAlan KS4 aylar önce
  • Lebron james will decide the game for raptors

    Nayr Richard OngNayr Richard Ong4 aylar önce
  • Danny green drop 20

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  • “ NON STARS” excuse me

    StarbladeZ Rock'zStarbladeZ Rock'z4 aylar önce
  • Gamble and rest Kawhi game 5 . Look to win in 7 or 6 if they can pull off a big upset .

    Michael LeBretonMichael LeBreton4 aylar önce
  • Raptors should go all in Game 5 and try to steal one. Raptors have the mental edge.

    ALAL4 aylar önce
  • Did anyone else have a stroke trying to understand the title? Or was it just me?

    Big Daddy MarkBig Daddy Mark4 aylar önce
  • Raptors gotta take game 5 just like how they took game 4.

    Ajayan Thirulingam ArunasalamAjayan Thirulingam Arunasalam4 aylar önce
  • If the Raptors play like this game 5; they will win the game and; ultimately, the series. They botched game 1; a game they should've won, and this series would've been 3-1 in favor of Toronto

    GreenFenrilGreenFenril4 aylar önce
  • Somehow Skip gonna keep saying Kawhi quits on his team despite playing out there with clear injuries.

    ShaneShane4 aylar önce
    • Bruh that's exactly what he said xD I'm fucking dead

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
  • The ref's put Toronto on the line so much this game was boring. Giannis was getting fouled all game and they weren't calling it. When a game is taking over by the ref's it's no longer fun to watch it

    Gemini FivetwentysevenGemini Fivetwentyseven4 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis not. Even with Kawhi healthy y'all don't want no💨 with the warriors. Kyle Lowry is unreliable, and out of shape if he has to guard Curry he is going to get ran all over the court you see how that man moves without the ball Lowry is going to be gassed out there. Then Ibaka isn't a consistent scorer either and I know you dont think Gasol is going to do anything. That leaves Siakim and don't get me started on him.🤦and yall Betta tell Danny green to work on that shot cause he ain't been hitting them 3's like he suppose to

      Gemini FivetwentysevenGemini Fivetwentyseven4 aylar önce
    • @Gemini Fivetwentyseven yall delusional, raps winning it all , the dynasty killer isn't even in his final form yet

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis don't matter neither one of these teams ain't beating the warriors anyway. And Toronto ain't getting pass Milwaukee😂

      Gemini FivetwentysevenGemini Fivetwentyseven4 aylar önce
    • They had 1 less free throw this game and 10 more free throws in both game 1 and 2, what fucking sport are you watching

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
    • You sound worse than the 2016 raps complaining about the cavs

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
  • I give the Bucks the edge based purely on not allowing itself to become extinct by a meteor.

    1Stunna23231Stunna23234 aylar önce
    • But deer run into on-coming traffic and stand there looking to die lol

      Taylor LinTaylor Lin4 aylar önce
  • Bucks should have won Game 3 in OT with Lowry/Powell out. Raptors had a win and likes the taste of buck blood. The pack is out on the hunt!

    Phil WPhil W4 aylar önce
  • STORMIN' NORMAN BABY!

    Phil WPhil W4 aylar önce
  • Game 5 is a MUST WIN for Bucks and not for the Raptors. This will put the Bucks under immense pressure. Hope Toronto's experience help them win the critical game 5.

    Arctic WandererArctic Wanderer4 aylar önce
  • These teams are fighting for 2nd place.. it’s obvious

    Offtopic KOfftopic K4 aylar önce
  • i think it'll be Bucks in 7 all of the raptors besides kawhi are scared of the moment, we saw it in Game 7 against the sixers: they just kept giving it to Kawhi and i think he'll just be too physically exhausted to do it in game 7 on the road but iono Giannis hasn't proven himself as yet and you can't expect the supporting cast to be clutch.

    matt.tmatt.t4 aylar önce
    • Yeahh Giannis looks scared as fuck of kawhi, the silent assassin about to dismantle this team as well. I'm sorry but the bucks are about to get smack the old fashioned way , pure will. Big respects to the bucks tho

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
    • @Luffy Dragneel you might be right but role players tend to play a lot better at home

      matt.tmatt.t4 aylar önce
    • matt.t but after game 4 bucks except middleton & giannis looks like losing their confidence and it will surely affect on game 5

      Luffy DragneelLuffy Dragneel4 aylar önce
  • Raptors in 6 or 7

    Hector RodriguezHector Rodriguez4 aylar önce
  • GSW will still be champs anyway

    Aejhaey Chester CisneroAejhaey Chester Cisnero4 aylar önce
  • Thought the lightskin guy was drake for a second

    Jabari HarrisJabari Harris4 aylar önce
  • Why is there a Canadian team in the NBA

    Nick HunterNick Hunter4 aylar önce
    • @blackiechan52 Excuse me asshole? It was actually invented in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Fucking idiot. And that's not even my point. I was just wondering why a Canadian team is in an American sports league.

      Nick HunterNick Hunter3 aylar önce
    • Canada invented basketball you ignorant unintelligent dildo.

      blackiechan52blackiechan524 aylar önce
    • You have to remember that Toronto is a massive market. The only cities that are bigger in North America are New York and L.A I believe

      Chris LemayChris Lemay4 aylar önce
  • DAME MVP.. FUCK STEPHEN GAYRRY

    ll cool jll cool j4 aylar önce
  • SAS said bucks would win games 4 and 5 to win the series. I wanna see what how loud ass has to say about my Raptors scoring 120 with kawhi only having 19. Don't overhype Bucks.

    RasenRendanRasenRendan4 aylar önce
  • the media was talking about the Bucks as if it was a foregone conclusion that they were going to the Finals after they won the first 2 games...smh fukin clowns they are..

    JohnnyJohnny4 aylar önce
  • All the Media were saying GS is not beating Bucks without KD lol!!

    braiden45braiden454 aylar önce
  • Raptors wont beat GSW with Kawhi's injury getting worse. lol If anything, its gonna be bucks who has a chance because of the absence of KD and maybe Iggy?

    noah renivanoah reniva4 aylar önce
    • @Gemini Fivetwentyseven how's that ring working out for the Warriors hahahahahahaahhahahaahha

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent3 aylar önce
    • @ValentineCrescent yea watching the warriors win their fourth ring😂

      Gemini FivetwentysevenGemini Fivetwentyseven4 aylar önce
    • @Gemini Fivetwentyseven oh sweet... you're about to witness shock like never before.

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent4 aylar önce
    • Bucks or Raptor's don't stand a chance against the Warriors😂

      Gemini FivetwentysevenGemini Fivetwentyseven4 aylar önce
    • incase you didn't notice, Bucks suck at defending against 3s... Curry is gonna be shooting 3s like its an arcade basketball game.

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent4 aylar önce
  • Get em kawhi

    Roger RogerRoger Roger4 aylar önce
  • Been said raptors in 6

    CHiCo_GuWop _CHiCo_GuWop _4 aylar önce
  • I would be impressed if the Raptors bench played like this throughout the whole playoffs but unfortunately they dont lol

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    • Can't say they don't if it the future hasn't came

      The Human MontageThe Human Montage4 aylar önce
  • warriors more happy both teams wore each other out

    Book of shadows contributor BrianBook of shadows contributor Brian4 aylar önce
  • If Raptors go to Finals, Warriors are Champ! Bucks are underperforming LMAO

    Mike taerteMike taerte4 aylar önce
    • @Cedric Thorpe iguodala isnt injury. He and cousins will be back 100.. Durant is a 50/50

      Stephen CurryStephen Curry4 aylar önce
    • If bucks go to fiansl, warriors are champ too.. You talk about bucks can beat warriros hahaha lmao. Raptors had more chances than bucks

      Stephen CurryStephen Curry4 aylar önce
    • Warriors will be Champs regaurdless Iguadola Durant and possibly Cousins will be back.

      Cedric ThorpeCedric Thorpe4 aylar önce
  • Kawhi carried them when they were all scared to shoot in game 3. Hopefully his slight injury inspires them to carry their own load

    John SmithJohn Smith4 aylar önce
  • All these analysts already put the Bucks in the finals. Now they slowly gonna change their tunes soon.

    EMANeleVenElevEnEMANeleVenElevEn4 aylar önce
  • Not having homecourt advantage in the finals instead kinda.like having it if you plan on sweeping because you end at home on game 4

    Midnight NinjaMidnight Ninja4 aylar önce
  • lmfa off delusional buck fans said they want warriors and theyll gonna beat them. they cant even beat toronto 😂

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    • Bucks could beat warriors with no Kd

      2 nifty2 nifty4 aylar önce
  • Eh I said the Raptors would win the series down 0-2 ..everyone said bucks would win.... now it's 2-2....Bucks are finished and you fools who think this is not scripted to happen are delusional considering after raptors won game 3.....the media was still pushing this "oh only the bucks can beat the warriors".. This is just programming for everyone to think Bucks and warriors is the finals number 1.....2..when the raptors get in everyone will be shocked . Of course I had this matchup predicted and documented in February and I stated the raptors would win.....Now all of a sudden they have Kyle lowry playing like he should be and the media and everyone else was saying game 1 was the only time he would score....here we are game 3 he's doing it again. You people are mindless drones .... regurgitating what stepheanie Smith said.

    WarriYahTruthWarriYahTruth4 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis look at the stupid fool. Predictable.

      WarriYahTruthWarriYahTruth3 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis hey Imbecile you see all the headlines with "RAPTORS STUN EVERYONE”? You dumb fool that's just as I predicted. The media is just manipulating the minds of the sheep like you.

      WarriYahTruthWarriYahTruth3 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis you see Stephanie a Smith's recent video "Raptors and Kawhi have made us all look like idiots" exactly you're the Imbecile not me. So predictable

      WarriYahTruthWarriYahTruth3 aylar önce
    • @Gregory Jarvis Raptors are about to win you drone. You didn't have raptors down 0-2 either drone

      WarriYahTruthWarriYahTruth3 aylar önce
    • Nah what am I saying u people are insane

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis3 aylar önce
  • NBA analysts are all on Crack. A team loses and wins together, the fact that everyone seems to put the blame on everyone BUT Kawit if they lose yet give him ALL the credit if they win... 🤦‍♂️

    Veer ChasmVeer Chasm4 aylar önce
    • Last night Shaq. ..supposedly an NBA analyst - on live TV said he didn't know Vanvleet or Powells names. The level of disrespect. ... it's the Eastern finals GAME 4 and one of the head analysts doesn't know the 8 man rotation. And somehow these are the 'experts' all picking Milwaukee to win...?

      PeloteroPelotero4 aylar önce
    • Welcome to being a Raptors fan watching USA media. Common trend

      RasenRendanRasenRendan4 aylar önce
  • Disappointing effort from the Bucks in Game 4. Milwaukee needs to protect their home court, or TO is moving on in 6.

    Geoff ThompsonGeoff Thompson4 aylar önce
  • Raptors will not win game 5 please

    Smoove TalkSmoove Talk4 aylar önce
    • @kingbanksss lmfaoo bruh, even the way this man says please, like yall gonna need your prayers after this series

      Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis4 aylar önce
    • @kingbanksss toronto will not win in milluake

      Smoove TalkSmoove Talk4 aylar önce
    • Hahaha u gonna be mad tomorrow then

      kingbankssskingbanksss4 aylar önce
  • The east plays more games than the west ...now gsw just waiting for the team that exhausted and beat them damn hate them

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  • Boys ain't deciding shit. Shonuff is the Ship that will drive or sink. The bench are the water.

    Drew Goddamn BreesDrew Goddamn Brees4 aylar önce
  • It should have been 3-1 Raptors. The first game was stolen from them. Raps were leading the whole game until the last 6 mins of the 4th.

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    • The last 3 mins of the 4th

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    • Tangina Moh 3-1

      Tim TomTim Tom4 aylar önce
  • Wrong Gasol brother! It's Mark!

    Monique FMonique F4 aylar önce
  • Raptors played as a team, everyone was playing smart tonight! Great defence, hustle and effort! They need to keep this type of play for every game now and Lowery should come out with this type of mentality every game and Raptors are good to go.

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  • trvision.net/detail/video-U1RGYApU6ic.html

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  • I just realized that Kawhi has had Pau and Marc as Teammates on different teams

    Quinton chapmanQuinton chapman4 aylar önce
    • and both conference finals had brothers. Curry's and Gasols

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    • I think Jodie Meeks as well

      mr.whatadaymr.whataday4 aylar önce
  • The Toronto bench stepping up.

    Ibraheem RaoIbraheem Rao4 aylar önce
  • Please look at kD and cousin is only one problem when you try to get something in life that really worth a lot BUT THE easy way is not one of them remember ball don't lie.

    Hatuey FanaHatuey Fana4 aylar önce
  • raptors will win 4 straight, skip bayless are thinking right now.

    jack Sparrowjack Sparrow4 aylar önce
    • Don't Jinx it

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  • The realty is that gasol ibaka larry Leonard had earn through all the years of hard work now they chance to be came the NBA champ more then Golden State or Milwauke!!! And that is a fact.

    Hatuey FanaHatuey Fana4 aylar önce
    • santo tirador I think he meant Lowry

      Omar •Omar •4 aylar önce
    • Who's larry???

      santo tiradorsanto tirador4 aylar önce
  • It will have nothing to do with homecourt momentum whatsoever. Game 5 will be all mental. & Whether or not kawhi sat for 20mins and the rest of the starters including the bench showed up to tonight's game, it truly came down to basketball iQ. Milwaukee does not have experienced vets to step it up (only 3pt shooters) and that alone has me edging for Raptors in six.

    xvillianxvillian4 aylar önce
    • If Raptors can have the same 'kawhi is just another player on the team' mentality that they had last night then yeah they can keep their momentum and close it out on homecourt Game 6, otherwise I think Kawhi will have to come in clutch on Game 7 if this is a home court series.

      Explosive MayhemExplosive Mayhem4 aylar önce
  • Kawhi is leaving

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  • It sounds like he said his bitch instead of his bed lol

    Vote4PedroVote4Pedro4 aylar önce
  • Kawhi should start calling Skip “Number 1.4”

    LA BoutaBagDoeLA BoutaBagDoe4 aylar önce
    • He doesn't even know skiup

      santo tiradorsanto tirador4 aylar önce
    • @E Miller III lmao XD good one

      Eric WangEric Wang4 aylar önce
    • @Eric Wang Thats How many points skip averaged in college i think

      E Miller IIIE Miller III4 aylar önce
    • why 1.4

      Eric WangEric Wang4 aylar önce
  • Without Kawhi able to play well these raptors destroyed Milwaukee... game 5 gonna be 🔥

    Charles T.Charles T.4 aylar önce
    • And the bucks destroyed the Raptors when Leonard play great so what's your point??

      Rene AalyiahRene Aalyiah4 aylar önce
  • Raps in four

    Robel TalksRobel Talks4 aylar önce
  • Vanfleet is a bum

    Intelligence InjectionIntelligence Injection4 aylar önce
    • If he had better defense he'd be a great 6th man

      ReGardLeSsReGardLeSs4 aylar önce
  • raymond felton > kyle lowry

    JayInHisPrime_JayInHisPrime_4 aylar önce
  • marc gasol has tobe the 2nd scoring option

    JayInHisPrime_JayInHisPrime_4 aylar önce
  • sit kawhi for game 5 if they win then game 6 as well

    JayInHisPrime_JayInHisPrime_4 aylar önce
    • @Taylor Lin agree with ya. His actions are speaking pretty loudly right now. Clearly playing hurt and not making any excuses or giving anything away. Its very admirable. As much as i want a Raptors win, I dont want the guy to sit out another season just as he's cementing his place as one of the two best players in the NBA.

      Jonathan MurrinJonathan Murrin4 aylar önce
    • @Jonathan Murrin Realistically speaking, Kawhi will probably ask to play even if the medical staff deem it a risk lol. Just depends on how many minutes he plays. I've noticed Powell can guard Giannis fairly well, as long as he gets help on the drive..maybe that's a factor.

      Taylor LinTaylor Lin4 aylar önce
    • I was thinking the same thing. At this point in the series, do you take a chance on getting him some rest for a game in the hope that he's in much better shape for a definite game 6 (elimination game one way or anothet) and possible game 7? Or do you go for it with Kawhi playing at reduced efficiency. Lots of pressure on the medical staff, especially considering they must be on pins and needles hoping he doesnt do major damage in the process of playing hurt.

      Jonathan MurrinJonathan Murrin4 aylar önce
    • @EasyMoney Sniper ananoby hasnt played all series hes hurt

      kingbankssskingbanksss4 aylar önce
    • they need him for D or Giannis will eat them.

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent4 aylar önce
  • 2:51 So to them, this series should be 3-1?

    Joshua DesautelsJoshua Desautels4 aylar önce
  • title is confusing.

    Scottie Pippen Carried Me In My CareerScottie Pippen Carried Me In My Career4 aylar önce
  • Raps have grit i did not expect. Bench is the key. Rather see Raps vs Warriors... Blazers were not that good.

    FIZZY JECADOFIZZY JECADO4 aylar önce
    • The Human Montage foh with ur warrior killer. U delusional fans are something else I Hope kawhi makes it and y’all see first hand who kills who.

      KarmaKarma4 aylar önce
    • @Artin Isagulyan they would defend him the same way the Raptors are defending him. Defense by committee. It would be fun tonsee Giannis against the Warriors but Kawhi wpuld be harder for GS to defend than Giannis. Think the Raptors D would cause more problems for GS than Milwaukee. Raps fan here. Just enjoying a great series. Regardless of who goes through the Finals will be interesting.

      Jonathan MurrinJonathan Murrin4 aylar önce
    • Blazers fucking trash. Surprised they even made it this far. They're the worst team out of the 4 in the conference finals. Shit they're even worse than all the teams from the 2nd round. Nuggets, Philly, Boston and rockets all better than Portland

      Jay StylesJay Styles4 aylar önce
    • @Alex Jones Agree. Besides Houston, the Warriors really didn't have an elite defensive team like the Bucks and the Raptors. Portland had numerous defensive melt-downs and lost all leads they ever built because they couldn't defend. In Game 3 and 4, Draymond Green kept pushing the pace and caused so much confusion on Portland's defense. Plus, Lillard and McCollin are too undersized guards on the defensive end. Houston has excellent defense, but they are just undersized against the Warriors (ie. the number of offensive rebounds they gave away to the Warriors). I think either the Bucks and the Raptors will put up an excellent fight against the Warriors. And both team has home court advantage over the Warriors!

      Wey CoolWey Cool4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel raps vs warriors is gonna b way more entertaining, bucks r to inexperienced

      Jaison DominicJaison Dominic4 aylar önce
  • Where are all the big mouth Bucks fans talking smack about a sweep or 5Game series? 😅 Game 5 is now a MUST WIN for the Bucks, because if they lose it... Raps in 6 in the 6ix! This is the 1st time the Bucks are facing adversity all playoffs & 2 losses in a row... This one being a blowout. Raptors are a veteran team with tons of experience. They've seen it all this playoffs. Let's see what the Bucks are made of now.

    StilezStilez4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel Maybe they haven't played a good game because the Raptors have lockdown defense. There's a reason why they were leading the playoffs with 98 OPA while the #2 team was 108 going into the conference finals.

      Taylor LinTaylor Lin4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel Lol you're dumb.

      PeloteroPelotero4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel lol and did Raptors play good games 1 and 2? No. Stop making excuses fan boy

      kingbankssskingbanksss4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel you definitely didn't see comments after game two.

      RasenRendanRasenRendan4 aylar önce
    • @Zach Boebel so if they haven't played a good game yet and it's already been 4 games, then bucks just ain't a good team.

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  • I’ve been saying that. It’s all up to Lowry gasol and the bench. And Nurse need to play Lin a bit more. Fred ain’t doing shit until tonight

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    • @David Stephens McCaw is the guy I'd put out there.

      FIZZY JECADOFIZZY JECADO4 aylar önce
    • frank abagnale jr your delusional. Lin could easily be the bette player if he got more minutes

      David StephensDavid Stephens4 aylar önce
    • I don't think lin is a better player than Fred ,but fred been playing really bad, shouldn't you try someone else?

      frank abagnale jrfrank abagnale jr4 aylar önce
    • @David Stephens he hasn't been good for the raps since he got traded... And i don't know why. FVV is the guy who should provide more but Powell IMO is the key to the bench, keep giving him more minutes.

      FIZZY JECADOFIZZY JECADO4 aylar önce
    • killerqueen2000 yeah he could. When he was not he hawks he provided them with a spark off the bench. Usually got them back into games and then the starting lineup would come back in and squander it. But he could still play. Ok the hawks and on Charlotte he played good

      David StephensDavid Stephens4 aylar önce
  • That's a stupid fucking thing to say Kawhi Leonard will also decide the outcome what the fuck is the point of this

    kelemenokelemeno4 aylar önce
  • Dont people see it? the Raptors are gonna do what the Cavs did last year win the ECF against all odds Cavs were also down 2-0 (teams are 5-51 all time when down 2-0 in a CF) and were facing that and Bostons historic 37-0 record when up 2-0 in a series This will be a all home series until game 7 where i see Kawhi pulling it off like Lebron did last year in TD Garden tbh

    Refund HDRefund HD4 aylar önce
    • @carlos caponpon LMAO these Lebron names are killing me. Legay, haven't heard that one yet lmfao

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent4 aylar önce
    • lebron?lefuck lefraud legay

      carlos caponponcarlos caponpon4 aylar önce
    • @Bill 11 Rings Russell Shhh

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    • Refund HD yeah that the Celtics are now 37-1 when leading a series 2-0 in the ecf means that they can’t win it without me

      Bill 11 Rings RussellBill 11 Rings Russell4 aylar önce
    • Last Of The Starmakers he praised lebron btw how is that a W for u

      Bill 11 Rings RussellBill 11 Rings Russell4 aylar önce
  • I think Kawhi staying in Toronto. That man is running around *clearly* hobbled on his leg. If he was definitely gonna take off to the Clippers, I really don't think he would risk it by playing on it... especially knowing his future is set.

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    • @ValentineCrescent Did I say he would fake injuries? Read my comment more carefully next time

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    • @Bob Charlie Yeah, Kawhi really gave it all in Game 3 and 4. He really wants to see the Raptors "make history" by advancing to the NBA Finals. If Kawhi was thinking of keeping himself "healthy" after the playoffs, he would have taken at least Game 4 off to get some much needed rest. But no, Kawhi gave it all in Game 4.

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    • @Bob Charlie you think Kawhi would fake injuries? the man has a moral code. He's the most humble NBA star I've witnessed. Literally in his own zone, he only see the goal, does not give 2 shits about anything else.

      ValentineCrescentValentineCrescent4 aylar önce
    • @Bob Charlie Not only that, we as Raptors fans (especially me) forget to realize is- Kawhi knows Masai is doing everything he can to build a winning team around him, the load management the organization has taken to ensure Kawhi recovers from injury adequately, and the comradery/ trust that Kawhi has had a chance to develop with his new teammates all year long is what is going to insure he stays long-term .

      Mackenzie MacdonaldMackenzie Macdonald4 aylar önce
    • 1000% Correct. Whenever Toronto loses or wins people always mention that Kawhi is leaving and blah blah blah. PEople even said Kawhi would fake injuries just to have an excuse not to play in Toronto. Kawhi has shown A LOT of heart and dedication to the franchise. People treat him like an absolute god here. If Kawhi already made up his mind on leaving, he would of sat out game 3 after coming down weird after the dunk and gave up on his team. Did he? Absolutely not, he ended up playing almost an hour that game. Game 4 comes, Kawhi had a mediocre offensive game but the dude is soo disciplined on the defensive side it's crazy. He was on one leg the entire game and still managed to come up huge defensively. Kawhi is now my favourite player ever and am very honored to witness him play.

      Bob CharlieBob Charlie4 aylar önce
Raptors not named Kawhi Leonard will decide outcome of Game 5 - Michael Wilbon | SportsCenter