Things To Know About Kawhi Anthony Leonard Best Player in NBA

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Kawhi Anthony Leonard ”  is an American basketball player, was born June 29, 1991,  a Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).”  Also known as The Claw”.
He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2012 and won an NBA championship he was named the Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP). Kawhi Anthony Leonard  is a three-time All-Star, has two All-NBA first team selections, and five All-Defensive team selection,

 

  • Kawhi  Leonard  Had A Good Game On June 10 But The Toronto Raptors lost

The Toronto Raptors had been a solid team in the NBA’s Eastern Conference for several seasons. But it took the 2018-19 season arrival of Kawhi Leonard,  in a trade from the San Antonio Spurs to take the team to the next level and lead them to their first NBA finals in team history.

During June 10’s game 5. He took the team on a 10 straight point run in the fourth quarter, as the Raptors led 103-97, when coach Nick Nurse inexplicably called a time out, killing their momentum and allowing the Warriors to come creeping back to a 106-105 win.

  • Kawhi Anthony Leonard spent his first seven years in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs.

At 22, Kawhi Anthony Leonard was the youngest player since Magic Johnson to earn that accomplishment. He asked for a trade after their 2018 season, reportedly over his injury rehabilitation process with the team after the season prior where he suffered a right quadriceps injury followed by a shoulder injury.

  • He was born in LA into a family of seven. 

Kawhi Anthony Leonard is the youngest child in his family, having four older sisters. He played high school hoops at Martin Luther King High in LA as a transfer in from Canyon Springs High in Moreno Valley, CA.   Mr. California Basketball his senior year. In his spare time growing up he would help his dad Mike out at his car wash.

  • Kawhi Anthony Leonard still used coupons at fast food restaurants when he was a multimillionaire NBA star.  

He’s an avid fan of Wingstop and freaked out when he lost his coupons in March of 2016. The fast-food chain is one of only six Twitter accounts Kawhi followed at the time tweeted out. He is happy to sponsor Wingstop. And sends him coupons for free wings, so he can feed his Mango Habanero addiction. This winter, after his $94 million contracts kicked in, he panicked when he lost his coupons. Wingstop generously replenished his supply.”

  • He made $16 million a season in 2016  Kawhi still drove a nearly 20-year-old car.

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Kawhi continued to drive his high school ride,  a “rehabbed” 1997 Chevy Tahoe he got while attending Canyon Springs High. The athlete told Sports Illustrated. in March of 2016. He does own a Porsche though.

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