The San Antonio Spurs had a great 2015-16 season, as they were 67-15 (81.7%) during the regular season. They then swept the Memphis Grizzlies easily in the first round of the playoffs before falling in six games to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second round of the playoffs.
TEAM MVP: Kawhi Leonard, small forward – 24-year old small forward Kawhi Leonard is now the best player on the San Antonio Spurs. He played in 72 games (all starts) for the Spurs in 2015-16 and he averaged 33.1 minutes, 21.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.0 blocked shot per game. He shot an amazing 50.6% from the floor, 44.3% from three point range and 87.4% from the free throw line in 2015-16. He had 12 Double-Doubles last year. He also was the Defensive Player of the Year in the NBA for the second year in a row!
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER: See Team MVP Kawhi Leonard.
BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Matt Bonner, power forward – 36-year old power forward Matt Bonner just couldn’t break into the rotation for the loaded Spurs in 2015-16. He played in 30 games (2 starts) for the Spurs last year and he averaged 6.9 minutes, 2.5 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game. He still shot well when he did get to play as he shot 50.9% from the floor, 44.1% from three point range and 75% from the free throw line in 2015-16.