Even more interestingly, they have contradicted the popular theory that the best way for NBA teams to rebuild is to become bad enough to secure a top draft pick. In fact, so far these entire 2020 bubble playoffs have been a month-long refutation of the “tank for talent” premise. Here is a list of this year’s eight conference semifinalists, along with each team’s highest-drafted player taken with its own selection: Celtics: Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, both No.
DeMar DeRozan recently wrapped up his second season with the San Antonio Spurs and while the team hasn't been ultra-successful in the playoffs, there is no denying that DeRozan has been one of the bright spots on the team. As many fans already know, DeRozan is a Nike athlete who loves to wear Kobe's. This past season, he mostly wore the Nike Kobe 5 Protro which was celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Impeccable teamwork has always been a defining characteristic of the San Antonio Spurs since Gregg Popovich took over as head coach midseason in December of 1996. Perennial MVP candidate Tim Duncan was the franchise cornerstone that brought five championships trophies to Alamo City, but star sidekicks and an equally important supporting cast always aided his cause.