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Kawhi Anthony Leonard(born June 29, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Leonard played two seasons of college basketball for the San Diego State Aztecs, and was an agreement second-team All-American as a sophomore. He was chosen by the Indiana Pacers with the fifteenth generally speaking pick in the 2011 NBA draft, yet was exchanged to the San Antonio Spurs the same day. After seven seasons with the Spurs, Leonard was exchanged to the Raptors in 2018.

Leonard was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2012, and won an NBA championship with the Spurs in 2014, when he was named the Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP). He is a three-time All-Star, has two All-NBA first group determinations, and three All-Defensive first group choices. He won consecutive NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards in 2015 and 2016.

Secondary school profession

Leonard attended Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley, California, before exchanging to Martin Luther King High School his junior year. In Leonard’s senior year, he and Tony Snell led the King High Wolves to a 30– 3 record. Leonard found the middle value of 22.6 focuses, 13.1 bounce back, 3.9 helps and 3.0 squares per diversion that year and won California Mr. Basketball.

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Considered a four-star enroll by Rivals.com, Leonard was recorded as the No. 8 little forward and the No. 48 player in the country in 2009.

School profession

Leonard with San Diego State in 2009

As a first year recruit at San Diego State University in 2009– 10, Leonard arrived at the midpoint of 12.7 focuses and 9.9 bounce back per diversion for the Aztecs. He helped lead the Aztecs to a 25– 9 record and the Mountain West Conference(MWC) competition title. SDSU got a programmed offer to the NCAA Tournament but lost to Tennessee62– 59 in the first round, with Leonard recording 12 points and 10 rebounds. He drove the MWC in bouncing back and was named MWC rookie of the year, first group All-MWC, and the 2010 MWC Tournament MVP.

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In Leonard’s sophomore season, he found the middle value of 15.7 focuses and 10.4 rebounds as the Aztecs completed with a 34– 3 record and won consecutive meeting competition championships. Leonard and San Diego State would by and by set aside a few minutes, SDSU would progress to the Sweet 16 where they lost to inevitable national champion UConn. Leonard was named to the Second Team All-America and would do without his last two seasons at San Diego State to enter the 2011 NBA draft.

Toronto Raptors

Leonard playing for the Raptors in 2019

In June 2018, reports surfaced asserting that Leonard had mentioned an exchange from the Spurs; this pursued a very long time of charges that there was developing pressure between Leonard’s camp and the Spurs coming from a difference over his damage restoration process. A month later, on July 18, Leonard and teammate Danny Green were exchanged to the Toronto Raptors in trade for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Pöltl and an ensured 2019 first round draft pick.

In his presentation for the Raptors in their season opener on October 17, Leonard had 24 and 12 bounce back in a 116– 104 success over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Two days after the fact, he had 31 points and 10 bounce back in a 113– 101 success over the Boston Celtics.On October 24, he scored 35 points in a 112– 105 success over the Minnesota Timberwolves, helping the Raptors begin the season 5– 0.[78] On November 16, he recorded 31 and a season-high 15 bounce back in a 123– 116 additional time misfortune to the Celtics. On November 25, Leonard got the principal customary season specialized foul in his NBA profession, while likewise recording 29 points and 12 bounce back in a 125– 115 success over the Miami Heat.

 

On November 29, he scored a season-high 37 points in a 131– 128 extra time prevail upon the Golden State Warriors. He was in this manner named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for diversions played November 26 – December 2. On December 21, he coordinated his season high with 37 out of a 126– 110 success over the Cavaliers.

On January 1, he scored a profession high 45 of every a 122– 116 success over the Utah Jazz, consequently scoring at least 20 out of a vocation best 14 straight games. On January 13, he recorded 41 and 11 bounce back in a season-high 45 minutes in a 140– 138 twofold additional time prevail upon the Washington Wizards.

On January 31 against the Milwaukee Bucks, Leonard’s vocation high 22-amusement dash of scoring at any rate 20 finished when he had 16 points in a 105– 92 loss. On March 1, he scored 38 points and made the thumbs up container with three seconds staying to lift the Raptors to a 119– 117 success over the Portland Trail Blazers.

On April 27, Leonard commenced the Eastern Conference elimination rounds with a playoff vocation high 45 on 16-of-23 (69.6%) shooting to lead the Raptors in a 108– 95 triumph over the Philadelphia 76ers. He turned out to be only the second player in Raptors history to obscure 40 points in a playoff diversion, joining Vince Carter(50 focuses, 2001).

In Game 4 against the 76ers, Leonard recorded 39 and 14 bounce back in a 101– 96 win to tie the arrangement at 2– 2. In the choosing Game 7, Leonard hit a shot from the corner at the bell that skiped off the edge multiple times before tumbling to give the Raptors a 92– 90 triumph over the 76ers to progress toward the Eastern Conference Finals. He completed the amusement with 41 on 16-of-39 shooting.

Profession insights

Legend

GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per amusement

FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage

RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per amusement

BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

† Denotes season in which Leonard won an NBA title

* Led the alliance

NBA

Ordinary season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2011– 12 San Antonio 64 39 24.0 .493 .376 .773 5.1 1.1 1.3 .4 7.9

2012– 13 San Antonio 58 57 31.2 .494 .374 .825 6.0 1.6 1.7 .6 11.9

2013– 14† San Antonio 66 65 29.1 .522 .379 .802 6.2 2.0 1.7 .8 12.8

2014– 15 San Antonio 64 64 31.8 .479 .349 .802 7.2 2.5 2.3* .8 16.5

2015– 16 San Antonio 72 72 33.1 .506 .443 .874 6.8 2.6 1.8 1.0 21.2

2016– 17 San Antonio 74 74 33.4 .485 .381 .880 5.8 3.5 1.8 .7 25.5

2017– 18 San Antonio 9 9 23.3 .468 .314 .816 4.7 2.3 2.0 1.0 16.2

2018– 19 Toronto 60 60 34.0 .496 .371 .854 7.3 3.3 1.8 .4 26.6

Career 467 440 30.8 .495 .383 .848 6.3 2.4 1.8 .7 17.7

All-Star 3 3 19.7 .515 .316 .000 4.3 2.3 1.0 .3 13.3

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2012 San Antonio 14 14 27.1 .500 .450 .813 5.9 .6 1.2 .4 8.6

2013 San Antonio 21 21 36.9 .545 .390 .633 9.0 1.0 1.8 .5 13.5

2014† San Antonio 23 23 32.0 .510 .419 .736 6.7 1.7 1.7 .6 14.3

2015 San Antonio 7 7 35.7 .477 .423 .771 7.4 2.6 1.1 .6 20.3

2016 San Antonio 10 10 33.9 .500 .436 .824 6.3 2.8 2.6 1.4 22.5

2017 San Antonio 12 12 35.8 .525 .455 .931 7.8 4.6 1.7 .5 27.7

Career 87 87 33.4 .514 .427 .803 7.3 1.9 1.7 .6 16.5

School

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2009– 10 San Diego State 34 33 31.3 .455 .205 .726 9.9 1.9 1.4 .7 12.7

2010– 11 San Diego State 36 36 32.6 .444 .291 .759 10.6 2.5 1.4 .7 15.5

Career 70 69 31.9 .449 .250 .744 10.2 2.2 1.4 .7 14.1

Grants and praises

NBA

NBA champion (2014)

NBA Finals MVP (2014)

3× NBA All-Star (2016, 2017, 2019)

2× All-NBA First Team (2016, 2017)

2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2015, 2016)

3× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2015– 2017)

NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014)

NBA All-Rookie First Team (2012)

NBA takes leader (2015)

School

Accord second team All-American (2011)

NABC All-American Third Team (2011)

2× First-group All-Mountain West (2010– 2011)

2× All-Mountain West All-Tournament Team (2010– 2011)

All-Mountain West Defensive Team (2011)

Mountain West Tournament MVP (2010)

Mountain West Freshman of the Year (2010)

Secondary school

California Mr. Basketball (2009)

Individual life

Leonard is the child of Mark Leonard and Kim Robertson. He is the most youthful offspring of the family and has four sisters. His father, Mark, was shot and executed on January 18, 2008, at the Compton car wash he owned. As of 2014, the killer had still not been found, and the family had quit approaching experts for updates. Leonard is the cousin of Stevie Johnson, American football wide receiver.

Leonard’s better half, Kishele Shipley,gave birth to their first tyke in July 2016. In March 2019, the couple respected their second tyke, a boy.

In 2018, Leonard supposedly marked a multi-year support bargain with New Balance. Leonard had been recently marked with Air Jordan brand, a backup of Nike.

Leonard is a seriously private person who has openly noticed his aversion for the media. Thusly, he once in a while takes an interest in meetings and maintains a strategic distance from inquiries relating to his private life.He is additionally not on social media.