During Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard was on fire until the third quarter, when he stepped on Golden State Warrior player Zaza Pachulia, reinjuring his ankle. Some people are claiming that Pachulia intentionally placed his foot under Leonard's and it's undeniable the injury played a major part in the Warriors impressive comeback.
What Zaza Pachulia just got away with doing just makes me sick. So that's how Golden State has to win now.— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) May 14, 2017
There's no convincing me Zaza Pachulia wasn't trying to injure Kawhi Leonard. Dirty play. pic.twitter.com/O2vn3SSfKd— Dan Molloy (@DanMolloyTV) May 14, 2017
Draymond Green: I'm gonna kick some guys in the balls— John (@JohnHillbery) May 14, 2017
Kelly Olynyk: I'm gonna rip people's shoulders out
Zaza Pachulia: hold my beer.
Imagine if someone did this to one of the Warriors. pic.twitter.com/Q1yua4F4Cs— Josh Poloha (@JorshP) May 14, 2017
While I'm not 100 percent sure of ZaZa's attempt, the illegal screens from the Warriors aren't even debatable. They are just shoving dudes.
The Warriors have evolved in their illegal screening. Just straight pushing people now. pic.twitter.com/ATIypwekKy— Royce Young (@royceyoung) May 14, 2017