LeBron couldn't keep up with Kawhi at all in this sequence. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James is a good defender, but on Sunday Kawhi Leonard absolutely embarrassed The King with a spin move before pulling off an incredible dunk in traffic.

Check out this remarkable sequence, which highlights Leonard’s rare athleticism.

The battle for Los Angeles between the Clippers and Lakers Sunday is shaping up to be yet another classic. Given what we’ve seen from James of late, the expectation is that he’ll find a way to pay Leonard back for this.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.


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2016-17 / HOU
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2015-16 / SA*
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2014-15 / HOU
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2013-14 / MIA
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Kevin Garnett
2001-02 / NJ*
Jason Kidd
2000-01 / SA
Tim Duncan
1999-00 / MIN
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1998-99 / MIA*
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