Skip to main content

The Kawhi saga continues


Only one thing about this whole Kawhi drama is certain. There is something big that we don’t know. There has to be. As a fan I would lose my mind to find out it was truly just a difference of medical opinions.

The latest information is that communication between the Spurs and Kawhi has deteriorated to the point Kawhi doesn’t respond to texts and calls for weeks at the time, as reported by Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee.

There has to be something!! Call me old-fashioned but when you have a job with a salary in the millions, $18,868,625 for this season to be exact, one might say you have a duty to pick up the phone when your employer calls to see when will you return from sick leave. It’s true that being an NBA player is not your regular 9-17 job, but still. I can’t believe that things would get this weird without something extraordinary happening.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

The future of this relationship is revolving around this summer when the Spurs can give Kawhi the supermax, a contract above $200 million. It is still not out of the question, as we saw how Pop mended fences with LaMarcus Aldridge this past summer. I personally hope it works out as I have enjoyed watching the Spurs with Pop and Kawhi these past few years. But knowing how Pop works and how much culture has been the operating word in the Spurs dynasty for the past two decades, every report that comes out makes me more sceptical that will happen.

On top of that, here's Brian Windhorst on the entire league prepping their trade offers for Kawhi:

" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen">

This is one of those things that will drive me crazy until we find out what actually happened, so don’t worry. Basketball Network is on the case and we will keep you updated as soon as there is new information.

The Ringer founder Bill Simmons

“They weren't testing during the playoffs” — Bill Simmons on PEDs in the NBA

The Ringer's founder said he finds “impossible to believe no great basketball star over the last 25 years didn't use HGH and other stuff during the playoffs when they weren't testing.”

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant

"Really just don't be a crybaby” — Kevin Durant shares the most important lesson he learned from Kobe Bryant

Kevin Durant, who has become known for his colorful personality on Twitter, recently shared that Kobe Bryant told him not to be a crybaby.

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson’s epic retort to Kobe Bryant’s loathing for the “boring” and “so simple” triangle offense

The Zen Master laid out the key benefits of the triangle offense in terms of player health and wellness.

Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan and guard Ron Harper

"I'd have one or two of your six rings" — Ron Harper claims the Cavaliers would've stopped Michael Jordan's first three-peat

Years before he joined Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls, Ron Harper was a member of the up-and-coming Cleveland Cavaliers squad.

Max Strus

Max Strus shares why the Miami Heat will bounce back this season after a disappointing start - "We have two young guys that are turning the corner of being superstars"

Strus breaks down why the Miami Heat will bounce back this season while giving high praise to Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro

Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd explains why he isn’t too concerned with the Dallas Mavericks' slow start to the season

Kidd believes that the Mavs are figuring things out slowly but surely, and ensured fans that they won't be winning any awards for the first 20 games of the season

Charles Barkley & Erik Spoelstra

Charles Barkley believes it's time for the Miami Heat to break the team up and start over

Barkley pondered whether or not it was time for the Heat to start from scratch amid their 11-14 run in the first 25 games of the season