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Position
F
 
Jersey
2
Name  Kawhi Leonard
Born  6/21/1991
Height  6-7
Weight  225
College  San Diego State
Hot6/15/2014 11:15:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard collected 22 points and ten rebounds before fouling out Sunday in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Insight: Leonard was awarded NBA Finals MVP for his contributions. He averaged 17.8 ppg in the series including 23.7 ppg in Games 3 through 5. Leonard is a superstar in the making and should play an even bigger role next season as the Spurs look to repeat.
 
5/9/2014 9:19:00 AM
Description: Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 20 points Thursday in a win against the Trail Blazers.
Insight: He also had five rebounds, two blocks and a pair of steals. Leonard was incredibly efficient, shooting 8-of-9 from the floor in 28 minutes. San Antonio has completely dominated this series so far, winning their first two games by an average margin of 20.5 ppg. The next two games are in Portland so the Blazers still have a chance.
 
4/14/2014 6:54:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (rest) will not play Monday against the Rockets, according to Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: He is getting the night off along with Danny Green, Tiago Splitter and Patty Mills. The 22-year-old Leonard has averaged 12.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.0 threes per game this season.
 
Hot3/9/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has averaged 31.3 minutes, 14.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 steals, 2.2 assists, 1.7 threes and 1.7 blocks in six games since he returned from a broken hand.
Insight: Leonard had 17 points, seven boards, four assists, two steals and two blocks Saturday against the Magic and is finally exhibiting the star play he displayed in the playoffs last season. Part of the problem before Leonard's injury was opportunity, as he averaged 28.6 minutes per game in his first 41 games.
 
Hot3/4/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard stuffed the stat sheet Tuesday against the Cavaliers with 18 points, five rebounds, four steals, three assists, three blocks and two threes.
Insight: Leonard returned from a broken hand on Feb. 26 and has averaged 15.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals, 2.3 assists, 2.0 threes and and 2.0 blocks in four games since then.
 
Hot3/2/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard had 16 points, seven rebounds, three threes, one steal and one block in 34 minutes Sunday against Dallas.
Insight: Leonard returned from a broken hand on Feb. 26 and has averaged 14.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 threes, 2.0 steals and 1.7 blocks in the last three games. His 34 minutes Sunday were his most since he returned to the lineup.
 
2/26/2014 1:18:00 PM
Description: San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard will be active for Wednesday's game against the Pistons. He's missed the last 14 games with a broken hand. SOURCE: Paul Garcia, ProjectSpurs
Insight: Having Leonard back should give the Spurs a huge lift. They went just 8-6 in his absence. He'll return to season averages of 11.6 ppg and 6.1 rpg.
 
2/25/2014 1:16:00 PM
Description: According to San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, small forward Kawhi Leonard is expected to make his return to the court on Wednesday against Detroit. SOURCE: Mike Monroe, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Leonard (11.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg) missed 14 games while recovering from a broken hand. We expect him to play in the Spurs' next game Wednesday. Now they only need to get Tony Parker back to be ready for a playoff run.
 
2/21/2014 8:37:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard won't be available for Friday's game against Phoenix. SOURCE: Mike Monroe, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Leonard (11.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg) has now missed almost a month while recovering from a broken hand. We expect him to play in the Spurs' next game Wednesday against Detroit.
 
2/19/2014 9:01:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is out for Wednesday's game against Portland. SOURCE: San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Leonard (11.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg) took part in pregame warmups but was unable to get the green light. He should make his return from a broken hand Friday versus Phoenix.
 
2/18/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard (hand) will miss Tuesday's game, according to the Spurs on Twitter.
Insight: Leonard hasn't practiced since breaking his right hand on Jan. 22 and he had a slim chance of playing Tuesday. It will be his 12th straight absence. The returning Manu Ginobili, 3-point shootout champion Marco Belinelli and Danny Green will handle the small forward position until Leonard returns.
 
2/18/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard (hand) will be a game-time decision Tuesday night.
Insight: Leonard hasn't practiced since breaking his right hand on Jan. 22, but he still has a chance to play Tuesday if he can get through warmups.
 
2/15/2014 3:03:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard is hoping to return from a broken hand sometime next week.
Insight: Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News thinks Leonard could be back as early as Tuesday against the Clippers. Nando de Colo (4.5 ppg) could lose his spot in the starting lineup when Leonard returns.
 
1/23/2014 2:23:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard fractured the fourth metacarpal in his right hand and is expected to miss 3-4 weeks, according to Mike Monroe of the San Antonio News-Express.
Insight: Though it's not a season-ender, its going to hurt. Marco Belinelli (11.1 ppg) will fill in at small forward while he's out or until Danny Green can return from his own hand injury.
 
1/22/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely after suffering a broken hand Wednesday in a game against Oklahoma City. SOURCE: Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Though it's not a season-ender, Leonard will probably be on the shelf for a couple weeks. Marco Belinelli (11.1 ppg) will fill in at small forward while he's out.
 
12/23/2013 3:35:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard is back in the lineup after missing Saturday's game to have dental work done. SOURCE: Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Leonard's numbers haven't improved much since last season but at least he hasn't gotten worse. He's logged 30 minutes or more in each of his last five games.
 
12/21/2013 7:04:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is out Saturday after having a dental procedure, according to Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: Leonard is averaging 29 minutes, 12.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game this season.
 
5/19/2013 7:40:00 PM
Description: Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard tied a playoff career-high with 18 points Sunday in a win over Memphis.
Insight: That's the same number of points Leonard scored against the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals two weeks ago. He's averaging 14.1 ppg on 56.9 percent shooting this postseason.
 
4/17/2013 6:41:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard (knee) is expected to play Wednesday, according to Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: Leonard, who is averaging 12 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.7 spg and 1.1 3pt this season, missed Monday's game and likely will play limited minutes Wednesday.
 
4/15/2013 7:15:00 PM
Description: San Antonio small forward Kawhi Leonard is getting the night off Monday against Golden State.
Insight: Gregg Popovich acknowledged that Leonard is going to play huge minutes in the playoffs so instead of using him up now, Pop will opt to rest his talented young forward Monday in Oakland. The Spurs' bench is pretty guard-heavy so it'll be interesting to see what they do without Leonard in the lineup.
 

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