Kawhi Leonard & Paul George (Clippers), Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving (Nets) form pop-up super teams

NBC Sports - 07-11


The Clippers were embroiled in Donald Sterling’s scandal. There was talk of players boycotting. The whole franchise seemed toxic. The Nets were entering years of pain. They’d traded several future first-round picks for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, who promptly declined and left the team in the basement. Brooklyn looked hopeless.