TEAM: LA Clippers
POSITION: Small Forward
Height/Weight: 6′ 7″, 225 lbs
Date of Birth: 6/29/1991 (30)
COLLEGE: San Diego State
DRAFT INFO: 2011: Rd 1, Pk 15 (IND)
EXPERIENCE: 10th Season
PLACE of BIRTH: Los Angeles, CA
LA Clippers: 2019-CURRENT (2 SEASONS)
Toronto Raptors: 2018-2019 (1 SEASON)
San Antonio Spurs: 2011-2018 (7 SEASONS)
3xAll-NBA 1st Team (2021, 2017, 2016)
4xAll-Defensive 2nd Team (2021, 2020, 2019, 2014)
2xAll-NBA 2nd Team (2020, 2019)
All-Star MVP (2020)
2xFinals MVP (2019, 2014)
3xAll-Defensive 1st Team (2017, 2016, 2015)
2xDefensive Player of the Year (2016, 2015)
All-Rookie 1st Team (2012)
Kawhi Anthony Leonard is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a two-time NBA champion and a five-time All-Star who has been selected to the NBA First Team three times. For his ball-hawking abilities, he has been dubbed the “Claw” or “Klaw,” earning him seven All-Defensive Team nominations and Defensive Player of the Year awards in 2015 and 2016. He was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in 2021.
Leonard was a two-year starter for the San Diego State Aztecs in college basketball and was awarded a unanimous second-team All-American as a sophomore. He chose to forego his last two years of college eligibility in order to join the NBA draught in 2011. The Indiana Pacers selected him with the 15th overall choice before trading him to the San Antonio Spurs on draught night.
San Antonio Spurs (2011–2018)
2011–13: Rookie year and first Finals appearance
2013–14: NBA championship and Finals MVP
2014–15: Defensive Player of the Year
2015–16: First All-Star selection and second DPOY award
2016–17: Second All-NBA First Team selection
2017–18: Injury-plagued season
Toronto Raptors (2018–2019)
2018–19: Second NBA championship and Finals MVP
Los Angeles Clippers (2019–present)
2019–20: All-Star Game MVP
2020–21: Season ended with injury
2021–22: Year absence
What disease does Kawhi Leonard have?
After undergoing surgery in July to repair a partial tear of the ACL in his right knee, Kawhi Leonard has been sidelined indefinitely.
How many rings does kawhi have?
Kawhi Leonard has won 2 championship rings.
Why do they call Kawhi Leonard the claw?
For his ball-hawking abilities, he has been dubbed the “Claw” or “Klaw,” earning him seven All-Defensive Team nominations and Defensive Player of the Year awards in 2015 and 2016.
How tall is kawhi?
Kawhi Leonard is 2.01 meters long.