Before the Toronto Raptors evened their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series with the Orlando Magic at 1-1 on Tuesday, Kobe Bryant put the Detail spotlight on Raptors’ star Kawhi Leonard, following the Magic’s Game 1 win. Leonard had 25 points in the loss and missed a game-tying three-pointer in the final seconds. He responded with a 37-point outing in the Raptors’ Game 2 win.
The Magic host the Raptors in Game 3 (Friday, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN) with play-by-play commentator Adam Amin, analyst PJ Carlesimo and sideline reporter Jorge Sedano. New episodes of Detail will debut throughout the playoffs on ESPN+.
Here are a few of Bryant’s more interesting insights from the 16-minute “Kawhi” episode of Detail: