The Spurs have an exceedingly tricky balance to strike- keeping Kawhi's faith and remaining competitive while also not doing anything too rash that might sink the possibility of a Kawhi-centric contender in 2021.
Every year there is a player with jaw dropping physical talent and some skill that suggests he might have superstar potential but who also possesses an undeveloped area that might be a fatal flaw and cap such potential. This year it's Josh Jackson.
In many ways, this could be the last go around for this group of players together. That means the Hornets should be focused on smart additions to add depth this summer and getting back to the postseason.
Despite what happened in Games 1 and 2, the Spurs have a reason to believe they can challenge the Dubs juggernaut.
What's in store for Games 3 and 4 if the Cavaliers can play better? 140 points? More than 25 made threes? Can LeBron best Michael Jordan's 63, or is he playing too efficiently to take on that type of the scoring load?