Tags: Leonard, Kawhi

N.B.A. Superstar Duos Remake the League

The N.B.A. has fractured into an assortment of tag teams vying for the crown, while general managers keep their eyes peeled for who is next to ask out. Superteams are now dynamic duos. It’s not the Avengers fighting Thanos anymore — Batman and Robin are taking on Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze. A wild —…

‘My Head Is Spinning:’ Billy Crystal Reacts to the Clippers Getting Kawhi Leonard

Welcome to Marc Stein’s newsletter. Stein has covered Jordan. He’s covered Kobe. And LeBron vs. the Warriors. Go behind the N.B.A.’s curtain with basketball’s foremost expert. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. As curious as he naturally was, given the decades he has invested as the Los Angeles Clippers’ foremost fan, Billy…

Are Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant and LeBron James Too Powerful?

ImageKawhi Leonard’s unorthodox maneuvering toward the Los Angeles Clippers is prompting many in basketball to consider the ramifications for N.B.A. free agency.CreditVaughn Ridley/Getty Images One week into N.B.A. free agency, two historically woebegone franchises have reveled in the splashiest acquisitions. The Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers outdueled the far more glamorous teams in their…