The HEROIC Performance Of KAWHI LEONARD

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  • Published: 21 May 2019
  • After playing injured for more than 50 minutes, Kawhi Leonard, makes one more heroic play at the end of game 3, as he chooses the right moment to double, gets the deflection, and then somehow beats Brogdon to the ball, even tho he’d been limping throughout the whole game.
    And the next possession Kawhi goes hero mode for one last time as he faces the double team but determined to score Leonard fights his way and goes all the way to the basket to win the game for Toronto.
    And just wait till you see the numbers to fully understand just how clutch he was. What up everybody my name is Stefan and this is Heat Check. Let’s get into it.
    Taking a look at the crunch time numbers starting from the fourth quarter, all the way through the 2 overtimes, you can see that Kawhi went 6 for 12 during that time span, and the rest of the team was 6 for 22.
    His 19 points that he scored at the end of the game is basically what kept the Raptors alive and ultimately won the game for them.
    And I’ve said it before, and I will continue to emphasize it.
    What I love about Leonard’s game is that he is really smart about how he gets his points.
    Kawhi absolutely knows where he wants to go. Operating mostly inside the 3 point line.
    The difference in this game however was the fact that he got a lot of transition and fast break opportunities.
    And the Claw was able to endure those sprints despite the injury that he suffered early on in the game.
    Although we could see that he was hobbling Leonard willed himself and his team to this victory both on the offensive end, as well as on defense, guarding Giannis at the end of the game and forcing a few key stops down the stretch.
    After the game he wouldn’t admit to any injury despite the fact that cameras caught him looking absolutely drained from this battle.
    And all of the heroics on offense, the key stops on defense, playing hurt, and single handedly holding an entire team on his back on the way to a must win, to me it was extremely impressive.
    But now, the flip side of things.
    Honestly I’m not even sure how Toronto won this game.
    Milwaukee threw double and even triple teams at Kawhi down the stretch, just to get the ball out of his hands, and none of the Raptors could consistently benefit off of that.
    I am 100% certain that for game 4 the Bucks will double down on this strategy as they see how tight the role players for Toronto are in crunch time.
    The Milwaukee Bucks themselves had a bad game and that’s what ultimately allowed the home team to survive and stretch out this series.
    I don’t expect to see another 12 point performance from Giannis so the Raptors better come out strong.
    We still don’t know how healthy will Leonard be, and if anyone other than him will finally step up in the clutch-when it matters the most.
    I picked this team to come out of the east before the playoffs, I was tired of seeing the same old story of them shying away from the big moment and I thought that they would finally go over the hump. On the back of Kawhi the Raptors somehow got this far, but now he needs the help from everybody in order to beat this excellent Bucks team.
    Let’s see if they show up ready to play.
    That’s it for now, if you liked this video subscribe and hit the notification bell so that you don’t miss my future in depth analysis. Talk to you in the next one. Peace out.
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Comments • 630

  • cs292
    cs292  2 months back

    So I get it...he plays hard and injured this year, but couldnt do that last year...riiiiiiiiiiight

    • pfn gaming
      pfn gaming  2 months back

      Se gleda od kaj si🤣

      • moussa kanté
        moussa kanté  2 months back

        your analysis about the game 6 of finals?

        • Calvyn Siong
          Calvyn Siong  2 months back

          And now he ended a dynasty and solidified a legacy

          • Trevor Philips
            Trevor Philips  2 months back

            Kawhi in that poster business 😂 1. series winning 'the shot', 2. and 'the squat', 3. the huge dunk over Joel Embiid, 4. the huge dunk on both Tobias Harris and James Ennis, 5. the superman dunk in Game 3 over Milotic, 6. the superman dunk in Game 6 over Antetokounmpo, 7. and the huge dunk in Game 4 also over Antetokounmpo

            • neil andrew Cañal
              neil andrew Cañal  2 months back

              Damn..gotta love this man

              • im all heart
                im all heart  3 months back

                @Heatcheck Are you Croatian?

                • ptre21
                  ptre21  3 months back

                  Usually i like your videos. But You are acting like someone rooting against the raptors. Finals here Leonard comes!

                  • dsrevo79
                    dsrevo79  3 months back

                    As good as kawhi is ,, they're not gonna win without Vanfleet points,,, its like Lebron not getting support,, samething.. Vanfleet is the differrence maker in this 4 game winning streak

                    • chess brillance
                      chess brillance  3 months back

                      We need to put Drake in raptors team to see how he performs...

                      • Sir Rex Kantutero
                        Sir Rex Kantutero  3 months back

                        Why M. Gasol always standing way outside of the shaded area. He was supposed to be an offensive threat inside?

                        • Fitri Fadzil
                          Fitri Fadzil  3 months back

                          this dude really carry the whole team. raptors shouldnt count on him alone, especially with that injury. others must step up their game

                          • El Presidente
                            El Presidente  3 months back

                            how do you get the video content?

                            • ace 90
                              ace 90  3 months back

                              Kawhi can be a good player without his injury

                              • Jay George
                                Jay George  3 months back

                                Raptors winning a championship would be a good thing for the league

                                • A KINYELE
                                  A KINYELE  3 months back

                                  Is English your birth language?

                                  • rjDeepVidsmavericks
                                    rjDeepVidsmavericks  3 months back

                                    Heat shit check ur wrong raptors are in a 3-2 lead white shit

                                    • Maximum Overdrive
                                      Maximum Overdrive  3 months back

                                      I just can't take this guys videos seriously with his voice.

                                      • greg heffley
                                        greg heffley  3 months back

                                        Kawhi: I broke my back. My back is broken. Spinal.

                                        • YOUR HOMETOWN BOY
                                          YOUR HOMETOWN BOY  3 months back

                                          Love your channel

                                          • TheDewaltBoy
                                            TheDewaltBoy  3 months back

                                            Drake wants to blow this guy..

                                            • Stanley H
                                              Stanley H  3 months back

                                              This is the real top 5
                                              1.LeBron
                                              2.Kawhi
                                              3.KD
                                              4.AD
                                              5.Giannis

                                              • Snicky G
                                                Snicky G  3 months back

                                                Earlier today, someone asked nurse about Kawhi's injury. nurse said, 'He is good, no concerns.' Are you kidding me? Does this so called coach even know his superstar Kawhi is injured? Obviously not!

                                                • reahann maata
                                                  reahann maata  3 months back

                                                  1:40 3ple ankle breaker

                                                  • jacob
                                                    jacob  3 months back

                                                    favorite channel

                                                    • PhilMark Madrid
                                                      PhilMark Madrid  3 months back

                                                      Kawhi earned my respect! Salute to you.

                                                      • Jacob Hansen
                                                        Jacob Hansen  3 months back

                                                        Can you make a video about the bigmen in the playoffs? It seems like every playoff team left has 1 or 2 really stromg big men. They weren't the focus in the regular season but have really been a pillar of every team down the stretch.
                                                        Love your videos! Keep it up! And leta get into it ;)

                                                        • Hundred Beast Kaido
                                                          Hundred Beast Kaido  3 months back

                                                          In short, kawhi just replaced lebron's job in the East

                                                          • King Bri
                                                            King Bri  3 months back

                                                            Big respect for Kawhi 👏

                                                            • Lone Zone
                                                              Lone Zone  3 months back

                                                              Kawhiasarus rex carrying the whole raptor pack

                                                              • FletcherTheOne
                                                                FletcherTheOne  3 months back

                                                                Yo Heat Check u should be trending

                                                                • Pi Noy
                                                                  Pi Noy  3 months back

                                                                  It looks Kawhi is playing hurt? He does not have the explosive fade away shot. What is Kawhi injury? Is it same one when he was with Spurs?

                                                                  • Barron Blade
                                                                    Barron Blade  3 months back

                                                                    Giannis will beat his ass today

                                                                    • Real Conspiracy Wow!
                                                                      Real Conspiracy Wow!  3 months back

                                                                      Kawhi was so beat up in the thumbnail the picture on the right look like a totally different person.

                                                                      • mark Johnson
                                                                        mark Johnson  3 months back

                                                                        Aye yo you got a cool voice, no homo

                                                                        • Iggy Bunn34
                                                                          Iggy Bunn34  3 months back

                                                                          I’m sorry but I’m going to pull a Paul pierce.
                                                                          Kawhi is trash and I hope the bucks win.

                                                                          • tfizzle56
                                                                            tfizzle56  3 months back

                                                                            Damn trust me that man is more than tired homie legs are weak chest tight and heavy bro cant breathe wow kawhi really pushed his body and his mind to the max talk about being an athlete espn dont talk about these things they make athletes seem like robots

                                                                            • Ignacio Ito
                                                                              Ignacio Ito  3 months back

                                                                              Kawhi is a genius!

                                                                              • kefkapalazzo1
                                                                                kefkapalazzo1  3 months back

                                                                                Kawhi might be screwing himself in the long run

                                                                                • Gut Zilla
                                                                                  Gut Zilla  3 months back

                                                                                  I guess we can now compare Soldiers heroic act to NBA players game huh..





                                                                                  God....

                                                                                  • Keary Works
                                                                                    Keary Works  3 months back

                                                                                    Could kahwai be the next mj/Kobe type of player?

                                                                                    • FL1CK
                                                                                      FL1CK  3 months back

                                                                                      Game 4 the Raptors showed up

                                                                                      • G-Ma X
                                                                                        G-Ma X  3 months back

                                                                                        I like him, I like him a lot.

                                                                                        • Kegan Gowen
                                                                                          Kegan Gowen  3 months back

                                                                                          Ya he’s a real hero, forget the firefighters, cops, and soldiers putting their ass on the line everyday.

                                                                                          This poor guy had to actually earn his multi million dollar contract by staying in a game dribbling a ball with a slightly sprained ankle and a swollen pussy.

                                                                                          • Silver Soul
                                                                                            Silver Soul  3 months back

                                                                                            I want kyle lowry out of toronto like seriusly id rather see Lonzo as PG then lowrys 28m a year useless ass

                                                                                            • armin XDD
                                                                                              armin XDD  3 months back

                                                                                              he literally scored 25 yesterday and lonzo is a bum

                                                                                          • Jesse Boyer
                                                                                            Jesse Boyer  3 months back

                                                                                            and so they showed up

                                                                                            • Jerome Harris
                                                                                              Jerome Harris  3 months back

                                                                                              In my opinion the raps wouldn’t have made it pass Phili if not for kawhi

                                                                                              • Raptors clutch Hoops
                                                                                                Raptors clutch Hoops  3 months back

                                                                                                Jerome Harris no duh, the bucks wouldn’t of made it past Boston without giannis, warriors wouldn’t make it past Houston without curry, and Scottie would of had no rings without mj

                                                                                            • Garrett VerStrate
                                                                                              Garrett VerStrate  3 months back

                                                                                              I got kawhi as the goat 🐐