Facts of Kawhi Leonard Biography
|Full Name||Kawhi Leonard|
|Place of birth||U.S.A|
|Height||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Salary||16.41 million USD|
Who is Kawhi Leonard?
Kawhi Leonard is an American professional basketball player, popularly known by his nickname ' The Klaw. This great sportsman's antics and unique style of play speak of the exceptional basketball skills and dexterity of greatness. Kawhi Leonard is currently the most decorated players for Toronto Raptors in the NBA.
Kawhi Leonard: Birth Actualities, Family, and Childhood
Kawhi Leonard was born on June 29, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is an Afro-American NBA basketball player born to Check Leonard and mother Kim Leonard. Further, he has four elder sisters. He faced a deep tragedy at the age of 17 due to the untimely death of his father. His Dad was murdered in 2008 at his own car wash in Compton.
Kawhi Leonard: Education History
In his junior year he attended Canyon Springs High School, Kawhi Leonard then transferred to Martin Luther King High School. He led the King High Wolves to a 30-3 record alongside Tony Shell while he was in his senior year. After putting up an incredible performance he was named California Mr. Basketball, Rivals.com considered him as a four-star recruit and was also listed as No. 8 small forward.
He went to San Diego State College in 2009. Leonard led the Aztecs to a record of 25-9 and the Mountain West Conference during his time as a freshman at San Diego State University. The San Diego State University won an official invitation to the NCAA tournament but was beaten by the University of Tennessee in the first round.
Leonard had an impressive performance recording 12 points and 10 rebounds in the match that saw him lead the Mountain West Conference (MWC) in rebounds and was named first-team All-MWC, MWC freshman of the year, and 2010 MWC tournament MVP.
The Aztecs earned a back-to-back league title during his sophomore season. San Diego University again made the NCAA tournament, where they advanced to the 16th round before being knocked out of the Connecticut Huskies championship, who went on to claim the championship.
Leonard made the Second Team-All American and forfeited his final two seasons at the San Diego State to enter the 2011 NBA draft.
Kawhi Leonard: Professional Life and Career Highlights
As California's Mr. Basketball champion, Leonard began his career in 2011; however, after he was picked by the Indiana Pacers but immediately traded to San Antonio Spurs. On December 10, 2011, he signed a multi-year agreement with San Antonio.
After leading the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA Championship in 2014, he won numerous awards and rewards. NBA forward named NBA Finals MVP. He performed two university basketball tournaments at San Diego State University before being chosen by the Indiana Pacers as the 15th overall picked entrant in the 2011 NBA draft.
He was chosen for his first all-star NBA game in 2016. He was also a 2012 NBA All-Rookie First Team chosen and the 2015 and 2016 NBA Defensive Player of the Year choice.
He averaged 15.7 points and 10.4 rebounds in Leonard's junior season as the Aztecs completed with a 34-3 record and won back-to-back league championship titles.
Kawhi Leonard: Compensation and Net Worth
Kawhi Leonard's current salary from his current club is reportedly around $16.41 million and his net worth is reportedly around $25 million.
Kawhi Leonard: Tidbits, Rumors, and Criticism
Kawhi Leonard isn't much of a controversial man. He remains relevant for his professional skills but isn't much talked about for his personal life and has managed to keep his personal information under tight wraps.
Kawhi Leonard: Body Measurement
Kawhi Leonard is 6 feet 7 inches / 2.00 meters tall in height and weighs around 229.2 LBS / 104kg. The Cocoa-skinned handsome man has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Kawhi Leonard: Social Media Engagement
Kawhi isn't much active on social networking sites that much but he uses Twitter to let his fans know what's going on in his life and has around 200 thousand followers on Twitter.Updated On Sun May 19 2019 Published On Sun Oct 28 2018 By