Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, a man who has laughed at least eight times in his life, got in a good ninth chuckle on Sunday, when Spurs coach Gregg Popovich criticized his former player’s leadership abilities.
“Kawhi was a great player, but he wasn’t a leader or anything,” Pop said before the Spurs lost to the Bucks on Saturday. “Kawhi’s talent will always be missed, but that leadership wasn’t his deal at that time.”
Leonard, who missed all of last year with the Spurs for mysterious reasons but is currently leading the 17-4 Raptors in points, rebounds and steals, responded by invoking that classic Kawhi sense of humor we all know and love.
“I heard about it. It’s just funny to me because, you know, I don’t know…