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This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic

Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible with enormous mitts. Check out this possession in Game 5 where the Raptors forward caught the ball and took Khris Middleton out of the play with a single waggle of his right hand:

MJ was pretty good at that, too:

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