Duncan Says Kawhi Leonard Not Treated as Star Player


(Kawhi) Leonard, by any measure, is a bona fide star. (Tim) Duncan says it is time for the 24-year-old to be treated as one.

“He’s gotten to the point now where people are being a lot more physical with him, but people are still being allowed to get away with a whole lot of stuff,” Duncan said. “That gets him fired up, and rightfully so.”

It’s part of learning the game and part of gaining other people’s respect and the league’s respect,” Duncan said.

Source: Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News


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