Kawhi Leonard Is Pretty Sure Zaza Pachulia Wasn’t Trying to Injure Him (TWEET)
Many think that Warrior Zaza Pachulia intentionally got under Leonard to hurt him on this play:
Zaza took an extra step after Kawhi released the ball
Dirty as all hellpic.twitter.com/MJhNLAVn1h
— Tom Petrini (@RealTomPetrini) May 14, 2017
It looks a little sketchy, no doubt, but Kawhi himself is giving Zaza a pass, saying that he didn’t think the act was intentional.
Here are Kawhi’s thoughts following the game:
Kawhi Leonard postgame on the ankle injury, the Pachulia play and more, says he doesn’t think it was intentional pic.twitter.com/iOTsGaG3Mb
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) May 15, 2017
If he’s not going to make a big deal about it, neither should the rest of us. Here are Zaza’s comments to the people who call him out on the play:
Zaza Pachulia’s comments on Kawhi Leonard’s ankle injury pic.twitter.com/dHUrsdIdKD
— Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) May 14, 2017
Case closed. Here’s to hoping for a speedy recovery and a good series.