Kawhi Leonard F  #2

Current Team: San Antonio Spurs

Born: Jun 29, 1991 (23 years old)

Birthplace: Riverside, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 230 (104kg)

Hand: Right

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (San Antonio Spurs)

Free Agent: RFA-2015

Current Agent: Brian Elfus, Mitch Frankel

Draft Entry: 2011 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2011 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 15, Indiana Pacers

Draft Rights Trade: IND to SAN, Jun 23, 2011

Pre-Draft Team: San Diego State (So)

High School: Martin Luther King High School [Riverside, California]

Kawhi Leonard News

Celtics Could Pursue Offer Sheet With Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and will receive interest for contract offer sheets.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Leonard Receives Treatment On Hand, Could Need Surgery In Offseason
Gregg Popovich described Kawhi Leonard's torn hand ligament as "very problematic."

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Kawhi Leonard To Miss Some Time With Tear In Hand
Kawhi Leonard has suffered a tear in his hand and Gregg Popovich is unsure when he'll return.

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Kawhi Leonard's Offseason Homework Was Studying Jordan's Post-Game
Kawhi Leonard said that part of his homework in the offseason was studying tape of Michael Jordan's post-up game.

Jeff McDonald/San Antonio Express-News

Kawhi Leonard Expects To Remain With Spurs For 'Whole Life'
Kawhi Leonard says he was never upset about not getting an extension with the Spurs.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Kawhi Leonard Could Deal With Blurry Eye Until Summer
Kawhi Leonard said his right eye remains blurry after a preseason bout with conjunctivitis.

Mike Monroe/San Antonio Express-News

Kawhi Leonard, Spurs End Extension Talks
Sources say the Spurs want to keep Kawhi Leonard's contract off the books until they can explore free agent targets, especially since Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili could retire.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Leonard, Spurs Not Progressing On Extension As He Pursues Max Deal
Multiple league executives believe Kawhi Leonard will command a max offer sheet on the market next summer.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kawhi Leonard To Miss Rest Of Preseason With Eye Infection
The regular season opener against the Mavericks would appear to be up in the air for Kawhi Leonard.

Mike Monroe/San Antonio Express-News

Spurs Win 2014 NBA Finals, Kawhi Leonard Named MVP
The Spurs have now won five championships during the era of Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan, while winning for the first time since 2007.

RealGM Staff Report

Bryan Colangelo: Raptors Considered Drafting Kawhi Leonard At No. 5
Bryan Colangelo said selecting Kawhi Leonard at No. 5 in 2011 would have been a tough sell.

Ryan Wolstat/Toronto Sun

Team USA Announces 28-Man Initial Roster
Team USA announced their 28-man initial roster for 2014-2016.

RealGM Staff Report

Kawhi Leonard Sidelined Indefinitely With Fracture In Hand
Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as a timetable is determined.

RealGM Staff Report

Ginobili Initially 'Angry' When Spurs Traded George Hill For Leonard
Manu Ginobili was upset when the Spurs decided to trade George Hill to the Indiana Pacers for Kawhi Leonard.

Jeff Garcia/Project Spurs

Spurs Exercise Options On Kawhi Leonard, Cory Joseph
In two seasons with the Spurs, Kawhi Leonard has appeared in 122 games, averaging 9.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.49 steals in 32.8 minutes.

RealGM Staff Report

Leonard Prepared To Defend LeBron
Kawhi Leonard has only face LeBron James once before, which came early in his rookie season.

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Popovich Trying To Develop Leonard Into Bowen-Like Defender
Gregg Popovich is trying to develop his latest top wing stopper, Kawhi Leonard, into a defender like Bruce Bowen.

Jeff Garcia/Project Spurs

Leonard Recalled To Spurs, Anderson Waived
The Spurs have recalled Kawhi Leonard from his medical rehab assignment.

RealGM Staff Report

Kawhi Leonard Assigned To D-League
Kawhi Leonard will go to the D-League on a rehabilitation assignment.

RealGM Staff Report

Leonard Out 10-14 Days With Tendinitis
Kawhi Leonard will be out 10-14 days with quadriceps tendinitis in his left knee.

RealGM Staff Report

Spurs Waive Josh Powell, Exercise Options On Cory Joseph, Kawhi Leonard
San Antonio will start the regular season with a 14-man roster.

Mike Monroe/San Antonio Express-News

Thompson, Irving, Leonard Voted By GMs As Most Likely To Have Breakout Season
Klay Thompson was voted by NBA general managers as the player most likely to have a breakout season in 12-13 with 13.3% of the vote.

John Schuhmann/NBA.com

Popovich Sees Leonard As Future Face Of Spurs
Kawhi Leonard earned All-Rookie first-team honors last season.

Spurs.com (via Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News)

Spurs Utilizing Summer League To Improve Kawhi Leonard's Offensive Repertoire
Kawhi Leonardís offensive growth has been a priority for the Spurs at the NBA summer league.

Jeff McDonald/San Antonio Express-News

Irving, Rubio Headline 2012 All-Rookie First Team
Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson, Iman Shumpert, Kawhi Leonard and Brandon Knight have been voted to the 2011-12 NBA All-Rookie First Team.


Kyrie Irving Receives 117 Out Of 120 First Place ROY Votes
Behind Kyrie Irving was Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Kawhi Leonard and Iman Shumpert.

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Irving, Lin Among Players Named To U.S. Select Team
Kyrie Irving and Jeremy Lin have been named to the USA select team, which will practice against the U.S. Olympic team as it prepares for the London games.


Leonard Playing Like Veteran In First Two Playoff Games
Kawhi Leonard has had an excellent first two games to help lead the Spurs to a 2-0 series lead against the Jazz.

Brian T. Smith/Salt Lake Tribune

Popovich: Leonard 'More Gifted' Than Bowen
Kawhi Leonard has earned comparisons to Bruce Bowen.


Kawhi Leonard Powering Through Rookie Wall
Kawhi Leonard has shown signs of slowing down over the final month of the season.

San Antonio Express-News

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