Kawhi Leonard F  #2

Current Team: San Antonio Spurs

Born: Jun 29, 1991 (26 years old)

Birthplace: Riverside, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

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

Hand: Right

Twitter: @kawhileonard

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (San Antonio Spurs)

Free Agent: PO-2019; UFA-2020

Current Agent: 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

Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Game 4
Kawhi Leonard has been out since the second half of Game 1 with an ankle injury.

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Kawhi Leonard Won't Play In Game 3
Kawhi Leonard aggravated his ankle injury in the second half of Game 1.

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Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Practice, Remains Questionable For Game 3
Kawhi Leonard was at the Spurs' practice facility on Thursday but did not participate in the workout.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard MRI On Ankle Shows No Structural Damage
Kawhi Leonard is unlikely to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard Unsure If He'll Play Game 2
Kawhi Leonard appeared to aggravate his ankle injury twice in the third quarter.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard To Play In Game 1 Of WCF
Gregg Popovich said Kawhi Leonard "absolutely" fully participated in Saturday's practice in San Antonio.

Melissa Rohlin/San Antonio Express-News

Kawhi Leonard Expected To Play In Game 1
Kawhi Leonard could have played in Game 6 if it was an elimination game for them but they wanted him healthy for Sunday.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard Is Best Player In NBA Right Now
Kawhi Leonard has led the NBA in PER during the playoffs.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Spurs Believe Kawhi Leonard's Shot Was Never Broken
The Spurs used Richard Jefferson and Kobe Bryant for models to develop the shooting form of Kawhi Leonard.

Jonathan Abrams/Bleacher Report

Kawhi Leonard In Concussion Protocol
The Spurs originally anticipated that Kawhi Leonard would not go into the NBA's concussion protocol but changed course after performing additional evaluations.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard Still Figuring Out Nuances Of Being Go-To Scorer
Kawhi Leonard has scored 30 or more points on six different occasions so far this season compared to just four 30-point games over the first five seasons of his career.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN

Spurs, Warriors Tried To Trade Up In 2011 For Jonas Valanciunas
The Warriors and Spurs walked away from the 2011 NBA Draft with Klay Thompson and Kawhi Leonard.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard 'Getting Paid To Do Both' Offense, Defense
Despite the increase in his role on offense, Kawhi Leonard remains one of the NBA's best defensive players.

Paul Flanner/SB Nation

Kawhi Leonard Still Preferring Championship Over MVP
Kawhi Leonard was asked whether he is shooting for an MVP this season as he continues to take on a bigger role with the Spurs.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Popovich: Kawhi Leonard Now 'More Confident, More Aggressive, More Hungry To Score'
Kawhi Leonard has become a much better player on offense over the past few seasons.

Nate Duncan/Dunc'd On Podcast

Kawhi Leonard Withdraws From Olympics
Kawhi Leonard is not expected to play for the United States in the 2016 Olympics.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard Repeats As Defensive Player Of The Year
Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year, beating out Draymond Green for the second straight season.

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Kawhi Leonard On Cover Of Sports Illustrated
Kawhi Leonard is featured on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated with a profile written by Lee Jenkins.

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Kawhi Leonard Even Felt Selfish At Times During Early Part Of Career
Kawhi Leonard found a perfect fit with the Spurs but he always had confidence in his abilities.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Coach: Kawhi Leonard Loves The Analytics Side
Kawhi Leonard has been called The Claw for his gigantic hands but the Human Avatar is what Randy Shelton, Leonard's strength and conditioning coach at SDSU, prefers.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Kawhi Leonard Has Largest Wingspan Ratio Of Any All-Star In Past 15 Years
Part of the success of players like Kawhi Leonard and Draymond Green are their incredibly long wingspans.

Ben Cohen/Wall Street Journal

Kawhi Leonard, Carmelo Anthony Get Final ASG Starter Spots
Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are the five starters for the Western Conference in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

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LeBron Asks If Question On Kawhi's Growth As Player 'A Trick Question'
Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 10 rebounds in the San Antonio Spurs' win over the Cavaliers.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kawhi Leonard Strictly Focused On Title, Not Individual Awards
Kawhi Leonard referenced how he didn't win any regular season accolades in 2014 when the Spurs won the title.

Jabari Young/San Antonio Express-News

76ers Pursued Jimmy Butler, Kawhi Leonard In Restricted Free Agency
The 76ers almost entirely sat out free agency, not even pursuing younger players on cheap contracts.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Kawhi Leonard, Spurs Agree Upon Framework Of Five-Year $90M Deal
Kawhi Leonard has agreed upon the framework of a new maximum contract with the Spurs that could be worth more than $90 million.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kawhi, Draymond, Tony Allen, Jordan, Paul Headline All-Defensive Team
Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and DeAndre Jordan are all on the First Team for the first time in their career.

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Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Expect To Pursue Offer Sheet Beyond Spurs
For now, there's no scenario where Kawhi Leonard plans to pursue offer sheets on the market, according to sources.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kawhi Leonard Wins Defensive Player Of The Year
Kawhi Leonard has been named the 2015 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, beating out Draymond Green and DeAndre Jordan.

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Spurs Unworried About Cap Ramifications To Re-Sign Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs have a mutual interest to sign a new contract.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

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