"Nearby" seems to apply here, since there's no way to claim the pair are standing next to each other.
We're not body language experts, but a lot of folks on Twitter are claiming to be after seeing the huge gap between Aldridge and Leonard, who played together on the Spurs for three seasons before Leonard's dramatic trade to the Toronto Raptors.
Here's that awkward photo.
And here are all the witty jokes NBA fans came up with.
Photographer: “Guys on the right, can you slide a little closer together?”— Kawhi of the North (@Frozen_Kawhi) February 18, 2019
“Na, we good.”
Lemarcus looking like just take the damn picture lok— Rvaldez (@Rvaldez11) February 18, 2019
A quitter— ㅤ (@ZachRogacion) February 18, 2019
LA really didn't wanna stand beside Kawhi bum ass 😂— joumn (@988uhj) February 18, 2019
😂😂😂 LA giving himself a few extra feet standing next to Kawhi. Doesn’t wanna catch Snakeitis pic.twitter.com/lqeer1ey68— The Spurs Way🏀 (@TheSpursWayy) February 18, 2019
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