This is the same Leonard who looked so bored during one of his own dunks that people meme’d it with suggestions that he would rather be in another profession.
What happened was that Jonathan Simmons became the universe’s way of laughing at both McGee and the Warriors.
What better way to end a game where the Warriors, armed with a roster for the ages, got blown out by a team that seems to pick up future stars from the local YMCA?
He was finally going to become the player that many thought he would be, or at least a more sensible contributor to a championship-caliber roster.
And his is that, on the opening day of a new season for a team where he should be mopping up victories in garbage time, space and destiny came together to engineer a scenario where he still ends up as the butt of our jokes.