Kawhi Leonard

#F

Kawhi

Leonard

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

230 lbs

/ 104.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20180728 Gametime Kawhi Leonard DeMar DeRozan Trade

Dennis Scott breaks down the details in the Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade after Kyle Lowry evaded questions about his former teammate.

20180720 GameTime Kawhi Leonard Toronto

With a trade that most players involved may not like, Dennis Scott looks at Toronto's new roster after adding Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green.

20180719 KAWHI CAREER RETROSPECTIVE

From Finals MVP to Defensive Player of the Year, relive Kawhi Leonard's career achievements and other top moments with the San Antonio Spurs.

Coach Popovich's Opening Statement After Recent Trades

Gregg Popovich addresses the media after the Spurs officially traded Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poetl and a 2019 draft pick.

20180718 Matt Devlin leonard derozan trade

Raptors' play-by-play TV announcer Matt Devlin reacts to the Raptors trading DeMar DeRozan for Kawhi Leonard.

20180718 Kawhi Leonard Top 10 Plays

Here are the top 10 plays from Kawhi Leonard as a San Antonio Spur.

20180718 Gametime Barkley on Kawhi Trade

TNT's Charles Barkley likes the Kawhi Leonard trade to the Raptors.

20180718 Gametime Thomas on Kawhi Trade

Former Raptors general manager Isiah Thomas talks about the Kawhi Leonard trade to the Raptors.

20180718 Gametime Aldridge on Kawhi Trade

David Aldridge explains the impact Kawhi Leonard's trade will have on the East this season.

20180715 GameTime Kawhi Leonard Saga Continues

Ex-Cavaliers GM David Griffin talks about why the Kawhi saga continues in San Antonio.

20180703 free agency fever sam amick kawhi leonard update

USA Today Sam Amick joins GameTime to speak on the deteriorating relationship between the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard, the Lakers' moves since acquiring LeBron James and if DeMarcus Cousins will be motivated in Golden State.

20180703 free agent fever Possible Trade Destinations For Kawhi Leonard

Dennis Scott and Greg Anthony debate on where Kawhi Leonard might land during Free Agency.

20180702 GT Spurs Reengage in Leonard trade talks

20180628 free agent fever Kawhi to Lakers

Ros Gold-Onwude and Isiah Thomas discuss the Spurs re-engaging in Kawhi Leonard trade talks with the Lakers.

20180624 GameTime Kawhi Leonards Future

Kristen Ledlow and Sekou Smith discuss Kawhi Leonard's future and if he'll remain with the Spurs.

20180622 nba draft next steps San Antonio Spurs

With Kawhi Leonard wanting out of San Antonio, what's next for the Spurs?

20180616 gametime dennis scott teams playing to win now

Dennis Scott breaks down which teams in each conference are in win-now mode and which players might be on the move this summer.

20180616 gametime kawhi leonard lebron james

Kristen Ledlow and Dennis Scott talk about where Kawhi Leonard might end up and if there's any chance of him teaming up with LeBron James.

20180616 gametime tania ganguli interview

Lakers beat writer Tania Ganguli of the LA Times joins GameTime to discuss potential destinations for Kawhi Leonard and whether the Lakers can realistically form a super team in the summer.

20180615 gametime sam amick joins gametime

Sam Amick of USA Today joins GameTime to discuss Michael Porter Jr.'s rehab, the Sacramento Kings plans with the #2 pick and potential destinations for Kawhi Leonard.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 66 games, starting in 65, averaging 12.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.75 steals in 29.2 minutes … posted career-highs in points, rebounds, assists and steals … ranked 9th in the NBA in steals per game averaging 1.73 steals … shot a career-high .522 (337-645) from the field, .379 (69-182) from downtown and .802 (101-126) from the charity stripe … scored in double figures 50 times, including three games with 20-or-more points … has led team in scoring five times, rebounding 12 times, steals 28 times and blocks 12 times … Spurs recorded a .818 (54-12) winning percentage when Leonard was in the lineup … recorded 38 games with two-or-more steals … posted seven double-doubles on the season … tallied a career-high tying 26 points (12-13 FG, 22 3FG), 3 rebounds and 5 assists in 28 minutes vs. Memphis on 4/6 (joined Avery Johnson and Gene Banks as only Spurs players to ever record 25+pts, 5+asts with 90+FG%) … recorded a double-double with 16 points, a career-high 16 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in 37 minutes at Dallas on 4/10 … posted a double-double with 21 points (8-14 FG, 1-1 3FG, 4-7 FT), 10 rebounds and 3 assists in 35 minutes at Golden State on 12/19 … tallied 15 points and 11 rebounds in 32 minutes against LA Lakers on 11/1 … scored 18 points (7-10 FG, 1-3 3FG, 3-4 FT) in 23 minutes at New York on 11/10 … tallied 16 points (7-14 FG, 1-5 3FG, 1-2 FT), 8 rebounds and a career-high tying 5 steals in 32 minutes vs. Boston on 11/20 … tallied a double-double with 14 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists and in 38 minutes at Oklahoma City on 11/27 … posted 18 points (8-13 FG, 2-4 3FG), 3 rebounds and 3 assists in 37 minutes vs. Indiana on 12/7 … tallied 19 points (8-11 FG, 3-5 3FG), 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in 34 minutes vs. Minnesota on 12/13 … finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists in 31 minutes vs. Toronto on 12/25 … posted 17 points (7-9 FG, 2-4 3FG, 1-3 FT), 6 rebounds and 2 steals in 33 minutes at Memphis on 1/7 … recorded 17 points (8-11 FG, 1-1 3FG), 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 36 minutes vs. Minnesota on 1/12 … posted 15 points (6-12 FG, 2-6 3FG, 1-1 FT), 7 rebounds, a career-high tying 6 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks in 33 minutes vs. Utah on 1/15 … recorded 15 points (5-9 FG, 1-2 3FG, 4-4 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 29 minutes vs. Detroit on 2/26 … recorded 18 points (7-10 FG, 2-2 3FG, 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists, and 3 blocks in 26 minutes at Cleveland on 3/4 … posted 17 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 6-7 FT), 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 38 minutes vs. Orlando … tallied 16 points (6-12 FG, 2-4 3FG, 2-2 FT) and 9 rebounds in 29 minutes at Chicago on 3/11 … posted 22 points (8-12 FG, 1-3 3FG, 5-6 FT), 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 34 minutes at LA Lakers on 3/19 … tallied 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-3 3FG, 0-1 FT), a season-high tying 6 assists, 4 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 steals and in 23 minutes at Denver on 3/28 … posted 18 points (7-14 FG, 2-4 3FG, 2-3 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 34 minutes vs. Phoenix on 4/11… Is in his third NBA season, both with the Spurs … named to the All-Rookie First Team in 2012 … in two NBA seasons, has appeared in 122 games, averaging 9.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.49 steals in 27.5 minutes … has appeared in 35 playoff games, averaging 11.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.54 steals in 33.3 minutes … shooting .532 (160-301) from the field and .414 (41-99) from three-point range in the postseason … has won 2 playoff games in 35 appearances before his 22nd birthday, which ranks only behind Kobe Bryant (27 wins) and Tony Parker (26 wins) … the only player in NBA postseason history to appear in at least 10 playoff wins with those combined statistics before their 22nd birthday … his .532 shooting percentage from the floor is the best shooting percentage among all NBA players who’ve made at least 50 field goals in the postseason among players under 22 years old … selected to play in the 2012 and 2013 Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend … chosen to the 2012 USA Men’s Select Team that participated in a training camp with Team USA prior to the 2012 Olympics… Won 2014 Finals MVP

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2011-12: Named to the All-Rookie First Team ... appeared in 64 games, including 39 starts, averaging 7.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.33 steals in 24.0 minutes ... shot .493 (199-404) from the floor, .376 (41-109) from three-point territory and .733 (68-88) from the foul line ... his 39 starts were the most by a Spurs rookie in the Pop era since Tony Parker started 72 games during the 2001-02 season ... scored in double figures 24 times, including 20-or-more once and grabbed 10-or-more rebounds five times ... recorded four double-doubles ... one of four rookies to record four-or-more double-doubles ... was selected to play in the 2012 Rookie Challenge Game at All-Star Weekend but sat out of the game due to injury ... led the team in points once, rebounds 12 times, steals 19 times and blocks five times ... ranked 13th in scoring, third in steals, third in field goal percentage, fifth in 3FG percentage and fourth in rebounding among rookies ... recorded season-high 24 points (9-14 FG, 2-4 3FG, 4-6 FT), 10 rebounds and 5 steals at Portland on 2/21 ... registered his first double-double, scoring 13 points (6-10 FG) and 10 rebounds in a career-high 34 minutes at Oklahoma City on 1/8/12 ... finished with 19 points, 3 rebounds and 4 steals in 33 minutes at Milwaukee on 1/10 ... in his first start, posted 11 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks in 38 minutes vs. Houston on 1/11 ... finished with 12 points (6-11 FG), 10 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 block at Memphis on 1/30/12 ... placed on the inactive list for one game vs. Chicago on 2/29 ... started in all 14 playoff games, averaging 8.6 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.21 steals in 27.1 minutes ... shot .500 (45-90) from the floor, .450 (18-40) from three and .813 (13- 16) from the charity stripe ... ranked eighth in three-point FG% in the postseason ...scored in double figures five times ... recorded his first double-double with a postseason-high 18 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 3FG, 1-1 FT) and 10 rebounds in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma City on 5/29 ... his double-double was the first double-double by a Spurs rookie since Tim Duncan’s 32 points and 12 rebounds at Phoenix on 4/23/98 ... registered 14 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3FG, 1-1 FT), 9 rebounds and 2 assists in Game 3 at L.A. Clippers 5/19 ... posted 16 points (5-8 FG, 3-3 3FG, 3-4 FT), 6 rebounds and 3 steals in Game 1 vs. L.A. Clippers on 5/15 ... finished with 17 points (6-7 FG, 3-4 3FG, 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds, and 2 steals in Game 2 vs. Utah on 5/2.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected in the first round (15th overall pick) in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers ... Traded from Indiana along with Davis Bertans and Erazem Lorbek to San Antonio in exchange for George Hill on June 23, 2011.

COLLEGE:
2010-11: Named Second Team All-American by the Associated Press … was a finalist for the Wooden Award and the Naismith Award … led the Aztecs to a school-record 34 wins and an appearance in the Sweet 16 … earned First Team All-Mountain West honors and was selected to the All-Mountain West Defensive Team and the All-MWC Tournament Team … averaged 15.5 points, 10.6 rebounds (ninth in the NCAA), 2.9 assists and 1.42 steals in 32.6 minutes in 36 games … was a two-time MWC Player of the Week … posted 23 double-doubles which ranked fourth in the NCAA … scored in double figures 33 times, including 20- plus in 10 games … pulled down 10-plus rebounds 23 times … led the team in scoring 16 times, in rebounding 25 times and in assists 12 times … scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds vs. San Francisco on 12/21 ... pulled down a season-high 17 boards, scored 14 points and had a team-best four assists vs. UNLV on 1/12 … had a team-high 22 points and game-high 15 rebounds at No. 9 BYU on 1/26 ... had 21 points (3-5 3FG) and 10 rebounds vs. against Northern Colorado in the second round NCAA game on 3/17.

2009-10: Named the Mountain West Freshman on the Year … earned All-MWC First Team honors, becoming the first freshman in MWC history to earn first team all-conference honors. … named the MWC tournament MVP … one of only four freshmen in the country to lead his team in scoring and rebounding, averaging a team-best 12.7 points and 9.9 rebounds … finished with 17 double-doubles, which set a freshman school record … posted 19 double-digit rebound games and 24 double- figure scoring efforts ... led the team in rebounding 19 times and in scoring 11 times … Only freshman in the 11-year history of the MWC to earn conference player of the week accolades three times … finished with a career-high 26 points at Wyoming on 1/9 … pulled down a career-high 21 rebounds vs. UNLV in the MWC title game on 3/13 … had 23 points, 18 rebounds and 5 assists vs. CS Fullerton on 12/9.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Named the L.A. Times Player of the Year his senior season, averaging 22.6 points, 13.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.0 blocks ... had at least 20 points and 20 rebounds six times for a team that went 30-3, won the CIF-Southern Section Division I-AA title and finished in second place in the Southern California Regional ... was also named the CalHiSports.com Mr. Basketball State Player of the Year and was one of seven L.A.-area players to receive the John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award (CIF-SS Div. I) ... led King to a 32-3 record as a junior ... helped King advance to the CIF Division I Southern Section fi nals where he scored 23 points against Compton Dominguez... averaged 17.3 points and 6.5 rebounds... was an all-area second-team choice by The Press-Enterprise.


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