When the name Kawhi Leonard comes, a picture of fame and achievements is created in mind. Leonardo is a professional basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of NBA. He plays as small forward. He is well-known for his extraordinary basketball prowess and unique style of play.
His date of birth is June 29,1991 and his place of birth in Los Angeles, California. His full name is Kawhi Anthony Leonard and he has got ‘The Klaw’ as his nickname. Being a basketball genius, he is the heartbeat of millions of basketball lovers around the globe.
Kawhi Leonard Family
Kawhi Leonard’s father is Mark Leonard and his mother is Kim Robertson. He has four sisters. On 18 January 2008, his father was assassinated at Compton carwash. He has a daughter and a son from his girlfriend(Kishele Shipley).
Kawhi Leonard Education
Leonard went to Canyon Springs High School, California. He then studied at Martin Luther King High School. In this school, he was also a prominent basketball player and played for King High Wolves.
He then attended San Diego State University where he was again a brilliant player. He led the Aztecs to a 25-9 record and 34-3 record in his freshman season and Sophomore season respectively.
Kawhi Leonard Career
Leonard began his career from San Antonio Spurs in 2011 and played for it from 2011-2018. Then, he joined the Toronto Raptors from 2018-2019 and now, he is a part of the Los Angeles Clippers.
He has achieved numerous awards and honors, some of these are named below:
- NBA champion in the years 2014 and 2019.
- NBA Finals MVP in 2014 and 2019.
- NBA All-Star in the years 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
- NBA All-Defensive First Team in the years 2015, 2016, and 2017.
- Martin Luther King Hall of Fame in a class of 2018.
- NBA All-Defensive Second Team in the years 2014 and 2019.
- NBA steals leader in 2015
- Consensus second-team All-American in 2011.
- First-team All-MWC in 2010 and 2011.
- He was declared as California Mr. Basketball in the year 2009.
Kawhi Leonard Net Worth
The net worth of Kawhi Leonard is reported to be the US $40 million.
Kawhi Leonard Basketball Shoes
- New Balance OMN1S.
- Air Jordan Gold PE
- Air Jordan 6 The Claw PE