Kawhi Leonard, born on June 29, 1991), his hometown is located in Riverside, California, USA. He is a professional American basketball player. For the Los Angeles Clippers, the position is small forward.
Location: F (No. 2)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Weight: 102 kg/225 lbs
Team: Los Angeles Clippers
School: San Diego State University
Draft: the 15th pick in the first round of 2011
Salary this season: $39.34 million
Leonard played for San Diego State University in college, and was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 15th pick in the first round of the 2011 draft. He was then traded to the San Antonio Spurs and played for the Spurs and the Raptors successively.
In 2014, Leonard won the NBA Finals MVP, becoming the youngest player to win the Finals MVP since Magic Johnson. In the 2014–15 season, Leonard won the NBA steals title with an average of 2.3 steals per game, becoming the second player to win this honor at the forward position after Gerald Wallace in the 2005–06 season. Nader was also named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year. Become the third player in history to have the Finals MVP and Best Defensive Player awards.
On July 18, 2018, Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors, helping the team defeat the Golden State Warriors 4-2 and bring the first championship in team history. Personally, he won the NBA championship and Finals MVP for the second time.
In the summer of 2019, Leonard joined the Clippers with a three-year $103 million contract to team up with Paul George.