Kawhi Leonard signing with New Balance after leaving Nike didn't go over well on Twitter.
1. Talk about a match made in Twitter heaven. Kawhi Leonard (not exactly known for a dynamic personality) signed a deal Wednesday with New Balance (not exactly known for being a a cool and hip brand) after leaving Nike. Naturally, NBA fans couldn't help but analyze this move. And by "analyze" we mean mercilessly mock.
nothing fits kawhi leonard’s personality more than a pair of new balance hoop shoes— The Bad Character 🤷🏾♂️ (@MetalfaceJAE) November 28, 2018
Kawhi needs to fire his team. Immediately. New Balance, for real?— 1999 Larry BabyStarks Johnson (@Swarmanator) November 28, 2018
I can't wait for the day the first pair of Kawhi 1's leak and twitter just explodes with what are thooooossseeeee tweets— John Giraud (@TheAverageJohn5) November 28, 2018
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