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SPURSFAN1
04-07-2014, 06:15 PM
PG
2011 playoffs .012WS/48
2012 playoffs .103WS/48
2013 playoffs .118WS/48

KL
2012 playoffs .146WS/48 Really Good
2013 playoffs .194WS/48 ALLSTAR



PG
2011 RS .091WS/48
2012 RS .148WS/48 Decent
2013 RS .145WS/48 Decent
2014 RS .181WS/48 ALLSTAR

KL
2012 RS .171WS/48 Really Good
2013 RS .166WS/48 Good
2014 RS .192WS/48 ALLSTAR


Earlier in the year, it seemed like PG would take this comparison by a landslide. Now as the season winds down, KL seems to be hitting his stride preparing for the playoffs. Also, Kawhi Leonard seems like the best perimeter defender in the game right now. I would take Kawhi Leonard over Paul George right now. KL's FG%(.526), TS%(.605) eFG%(.579) have all risen while his usage has risen too. PG shooting at FG%(.425), TS%(.555) eFG%(.491).

I remember a lot of sh..t talking when the Spurs lost earlier in the season to the Pacers. My inbox has some hate mail in there. Haters discuss.

koreancabbage
04-07-2014, 06:26 PM
KL is a pretty good player. its just PG is massively overrated.

abe_froman
04-07-2014, 06:27 PM
even with george's struggles i'd still take him over leonard

NoahH
04-07-2014, 06:40 PM
If Kawhi Leonard ever played PG type minutes people would see that everyone has been sleeping on this dude. Kawhi's per 36min stats are amazing. He plays on a great spurs team so he only averages 9 shots per game (in 29mpg) while PG is chucking 17 a game at a 42% clip.

PLUS Kawhi isnt a distraction and isnt paying stripper $1mill for abortions

dhopisthename
04-07-2014, 06:41 PM
so to prove your point on how good a player is you use a stat that is largely team based?

SPURSFAN1
04-07-2014, 06:52 PM
so to prove your point on how good a player is you use a stat that is largely team based?

Both teams are relatively the same. Kawhi also plays in the toughest division and conference. Not so much for PG.

SPURSFAN1
04-07-2014, 06:53 PM
College Basketball? Someone is trying really hard to hide this. lol

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-07-2014, 11:23 PM
Meant to put it in the comparisons :facepalm:

todu82
04-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Paul George for me.

Tom81
04-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Kawhi

JordansBulls
06-19-2014, 10:34 PM
interesting debate now