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San Antonio Spurs fans boo former player

By now you know Thursday night was the first time Kawhi Leonard was back in San Antonio since his days as a Spur came to a controversial end.

Leonard sat out all but nine games last season with a right quadriceps injury that first flared up prior to training camp. The diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the injury created unrepairable tension between Leonard and the Spurs.

Before playing the Toronto Raptors, the Spurs played a nice tribute video for Leonard and Danny Green, who’s also on the Raptors after a long stint in San Antonio.

That took place before the moment everyone was waiting for: The player introductions.

Green got cheered, Leonard got booed.

The boos started early and often:

He was then booed after scoring the game’s first bucket:

Some fans even started a traitor chant, which doesn’t really make sense:

Here’s the tribute video the Spurs played before the game for Green and Leonard:

And then the booing continued.

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