Tag Archives: Kawhi Leonard

NBA Finals Game 4: 5 Awesome Stats and Facts

1.) It's Kawhi's series Cary Edmondson, USA Today Sports/Reuters Kawhi Leonard's 36-point output in Game 4 is his 14th 30+-point effort in this postseason. That's the third-most All-Time behind Hakeem Olujawon and Kobe Bryant, who did 16 and 15 times, respectively. 2.) The Oracle is Kawhi's playground Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports In the last four games at the Bay Area, Leonard is averaging almost 32 points in 51% shooting clip from the floor. 3.) Speaking of... The Read More

3 Things To Expect In NBA Finals Game 3

Game 3 of the NBA Finals is upon us and it looks like we are going to see a tug-of-war for the Larry O'Brien trophy from hereon out. From what transpired in Game 2, Toronto have played well enough to give them a shot but Golden State simply used one quarter of immaculate basketball and then hold on the rest of the way. That said, adjustments will be made from both sides to increase their chances of wrangling the series away from the other. We will probably see more of what worked in Game 2 Read More

NBA Finals Game 2: 7 Awesome Stats and Facts

1.) Draymond Green tonight 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 9 assists on 50% (6-for-12) shooting. Finals MVP? Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP 2.) DeMarcus Cousins tonight Dan Hamilton, USA Today After a cameo 8-minute appearance in Game 1, Boogie gave the Warriors 28 minutes in a starting capacity, ending up with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. 3.) 23 Photo from NBA's Twitter account That's the number of consecutive playoffs series the Warriors have won a road Read More

NBA Finals Preview, By The Numbers: 10 Raptors Stats In The Playoffs

Basketball statistics, especially the advanced variety, is currently all the rage so we're not going to swerve off the highway now that we're in the NBA Finals. This is going to be a two-part series and we are going to start with the Toronto Raptors. First of all, how did the Raptors got here? If there's one word to describe it, Raptors are here because of their RESILIENCE. They have all seen some type of adversity in the postseason, down 0-1 against Orlando, a possession or two away from going Read More

7 Insane NBA Stats and Facts of the Day– May 27, 2019

1.) Fred VanVleet Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports FVV was pretty much unplayable in the Philly series and the first three games of the Eastern Conference Finals but he came alive at just the right time. He shot 14-of-17 from the three point area in Games 4 to 6, the highest three-point shooting percentage of any player in a three-game span with at least 15 deep attempts in the post-season. 2.) Kyle Lowry Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports If you trust analytics, Lowry may even Read More

5 Insane NBA Stats of the Day– May 25, 2019

1.) Kawhi Leonard Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports I mean, this playoffs is all about this guy so we might as well talk about him first. *Finished Game 5 with 35 points, seven rebounds, and nine assists-- the dimes tying his career-high. *He shot 90% from the stripe in 51 attempts in the series while in comparison, Giannis Antetokounmpo shot 60% on 50 attempts. *He is on pace to become the third-leading playoff scorer in Raptors franchise history behind Kyle Lowry, DeMar Derozan, Read More

5 Insane NBA Stats Of The Day– May 20, 2019

1.) Kawhi Leonard (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) The Klaw's body of work in Game 3: 36 points, nine rebounds, five assists, two steals, a block in 52 minutes! He also helped hold Giannis Antetokonmpo to 12 points on 5-for-16 shooting. 2.) Gasol sighting!  ( Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters) Marc Gasol finally woke up and contributed 16-12-7 with 5 blocks in the double-overtime Game 3 win. 3.) Steph Curry's incredibly clutch FT shooting AFP Photo/Stacy Read More

5 NBA Crazy Stats Of The Day– May 13, 2019

A couple of exciting Game 7's in the Conference Semifinals just ended and I think I'd get over that Kawhi Leonard shot to win the series. Here are some stats to delve on to celebrate an exhilarating day of basketball. 1.) Kawhi does it... again... AP Photo | Chris Szagola The Klaw hit the game and series winner but he was brilliant ALL SERIES LONG. He averaged 34.7 points over seven games and capped the series with 41-8-3 and three steals. 2.) The Surge of Serge Dan Hamilton, Read More

Best Value Picks For NBA DFS Wednesday– May 1, 2019

The Studs Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets & Kawhi Leonard, SF, Toronto Raptors Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Let's save some space here and pick Kawhi Leonard and Nikola Jokic as centerpieces of your DFS team. The Joker dropped over 60 fantasy points in the last three games and the way he is playing I won't be surprised that he'll do it for a fourth straight. On the other hand, Kawhi has registered over 50 fantasy points in four of the last six. In some fantasy basketball sites Read More

5 Insane NBA Stats Of The Day– April 30, 2019

1.) Sixers knocking down their free throws. Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports Philly stole one in Toronto in Game 2, 94-89, the first time the team won up north since 2012. One way they did it is by making their free throws, making 24 out of 26 from there. 2.) Raptors still played D. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Even with the loss, it was the fifth consecutive time that the Raptors held their opponents under 100 points and 42% shooting. Only 11 other teams have done that in the Read More