Kawhi Was Booed On His LA Home Court Just Days After His Warm Welcome In Canada (VIDEOS)

A reminder that booing God is blasphemy.
Kawhi Leonard Was Booed At The Clippers-Lakers Game And Fans Are Mad As Hell

You'd think after helping a team win their first NBA Championship title, being named Finals MVP in the process, that fans would be pretty supportive. However, that doesn't seem to have been the case for Kawhi Leonard. As Kawhi made his debut for the Los Angeles Clippers, fans could be heard booing the Klaw all night long. 

It doesn't look like Kawhi let the negativity get to him, as he hit 30 points of his team's 112, with six rebounds and five assists. That decisive contribution saw the Clippers beat their LA rivals the Lakers in the season opener.

Though Kawhi managed to remind people why he is such a standout talent in the NBA, Lakers fans were certainly not happy to see him.

It all started even before Kawhi arrived on the court at Staples Center — which, it's worth noting, the Clippers share with the Lakers, therefore making any "home advantage" rather more subjective. Fans were booing the champ as he appeared on the screen and when he was introduced to the crowd.

Just last week, Kawhi had a strikingly different experience as he arrived back on Canadian soil for the first time since he left the Raptors. Canadians made sure to give Kawhi a warm welcome when the Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks played a preseason game in Vancouver.

The obvious question for many fans was confusion as to why he's receiving all this negativity. It likely just comes down to the LA city rivalry, as well as the fact that everyone loves to take a shot at the king, particularly when he turns down calls to sign for your team to instead join your local enemies.

However, some Twitter responses suggested that if Kawhi had stayed in Toronto, maybe he wouldn't be getting all this heat.

However, others were loving the boos coming in from the crowd for Kawhi, or, at the very least, found it pretty entertaining to watch.

One thing is for certain, if Kawhi would've stayed in Toronto, he most likely wouldn't have had this experience, that's for sure.

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