Kawhi emphatically puts Marc Gasol on a poster
Kawhi Leonard flies to the basket and rises up to throw down a massive one-handed dunk over Marc Gasol.
Kawhi Leonard has had a lot of big games for the San Antonio Spurs, but this was among the best of the best. He has basically been unstoppable in this Western Conference playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Leonard finished Game 2 with a playoff-career-high 37 points and 11 rebounds, the first Spurs player to have at least 35 points and 10 rebounds in a playoff game since Tim Duncan against the Suns in 2008. Leonard is also the first Spurs player to start a postseason with consecutive 30-point games since Terry Cummings in 1992.
Who on the Grizzlies can stop Leonard? Four Grizzlies have guarded him on at least five of his plays this series --
Leonard went 19-of-19 from the free throw line in Game 2, the first player with that many makes and no misses since Dirk Nowitzki’s 24-of-24 game in 2011. Leonard is 28-of-28 from the line for the series.
Leonard is 10-of-10 on midrange shots this series. He's also 9-of-13 in the paint, so combined he's 19-of-23 on 2-point shots against the Grizzlies (1-of-5 from 3-point range).
Taking into account free throws, Leonard has made 47 of 51 shots (field goals and free throws) from inside the arc this series.