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The Raptors Wanted Someone To Hang A Picture Of Kawhi Leonard In The Louvre, So A Fan Did


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His bonafides have never been questioned, but Kawhi Leonard firmly put his name into the conversation of the best basketball players in the world during the Eastern Conference Finals. Leonard was the best player on the floor against presumed league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks, something that got an exclamation point during Toronto’s series-clinching Game 6 win when the Raptors star dunked on the Greek Freak.

Toronto moving onto the NBA Finals seemed inevitable at that point, and after the game, the team’s Instagram account implored someone to put an admittedly very good picture of the moment in The Louvre.

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Hang this in the Louvre

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Saying “hang this in The Louvre” about good pictures is a fun way to praise the quality of a photo, and admittedly, it’s a great pic. But Raptors fans are some of the league’s most passionate, and one found herself in The Louvre recently. So, obviously, there was only one thing she could do: Print out that exact picture, bring it to the museum, and hang it up somewhere.

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on a mission lmaoooo @raptors

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There have been plenty of statistics and little factoids that show the extent to which Canadians have rallied behind this team, like Jurassic Parks popping up throughout the country or how 35 percent of the Canadian population has watched at least part of a Finals game. But nothing shows the way that Raptors fever has swept across the country quite like someone literally putting a pic of Leonard in the same museum that holds the Mona Lisa.

(Via BBC)

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