Meyers Leonard is cooler than you
by Sean Highkin, USA TODAY Sports
Life is pretty good for Meyers Leonard at the moment. Not only did the Portland Trail Blazers rookie center set career highs with 22 points and 10 rebounds in Saturday’s 123-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors, but he got to kick it with a comedy legend after the game. Leonard, the 11th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, posted a picture of himself and Dave Chappelle on his Instagram account with the caption “Dave Chappelle and I in Cali. One of the funniest men alive.”
If your first instinct is to make fun of Leonard’s pink polo shirt or point out that he generally looks like an overgrown 11-year-old, that’s understandable. But just remember that he’s making millions of dollars as an NBA player and Dave Chappelle thinks he’s cool. Nothing can touch Leonard right now.
And just because Leonard’s night wasn’t awesome enough as it is, the 7-foot-1 center also hit his first career three-pointer last night. No big deal.… [For more on Meyers Leonard is cooler than you, click here.]