'Traitor! Traitor!': Kawhi Leonard destroyed in San Antonio return

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The Spurs have put together multiple video tributes for both Leonard and Danny Green to celebrate their contributions to the organization, according to sources.

The injured Denver Nuggets guard took to Twitter to rip into the fans who went to the game to spew venom at Leonard.

In the second quarter after the Spurs had built a large lead, Leonard was met with chants of "traitor" when he went to the free-throw line.

To Thomas' point, though, Leonard also was an immensely successful player during his seven seasons in San Antonio and played a key role in the team's 2014 championship, earning NBA Finals MVP honors.

Leonard scored 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting, but was showered with boos and jeers throughout the contest.

However Spurs coach Popovich was in no mood to revisit the circumstances of Leonard's departure on Wednesday.

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Even in a small sample, it's wild how the presence of Green does that much for Toronto in Kawhi-centric lineups.

DeRozan is having his best season for rebounds (5.9) and assists (6.3) and his 22.9 points per game is within range of his career high of 23.5 points. "We'll see tonight, I don't know".

Isaiah Thomas thinks Kawhi Leonard should have received a warmer welcome when he returned to San Antonio.

There's no stopping James Harden right now. The Rockets are 11-1 during that span. And he made a bold statement by notching his first career triple-double in his first meeting against the Raptors, with whom he spent his first nine National Basketball Association seasons. Taking three full steps out-of-bounds, Durant flung the ball back in play to Klay Thompson, who dished to an open Stephen Curry, who knocked down the 18-footer. "I'm sure they're going to be on Kawhi a little bit, they're going to show a lot of emotions, hopefully a lot of love to both of us".

"I've said this before - it can only make me a better player for what we have down the road, and what we're going to see from this team is only going to get me and us better", he said. "So I felt badly, honestly", Popovich said of the booing.

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