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Kawhi Leonard Is Boring — And I Love Him For That

The enigmatic Raptors forward made me realize I don’t need my athletes to be celebrities too

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I’ve always been invested in sports more for the players than the games.

Perhaps I owe that quirk to a lifetime of rooting for teams that have mostly disappointed me — I grew up a fan of the…

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Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib

Poet. Writer. | Ohioan.

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