Interesting Stats about Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs!

Mandatory Photo Credit: Tony Amat

I will be updating this post throughout the 2014 NBA Finals. Please feel free to comment and or share this article!


From ESPN… Click on link to be taken to original ESPN post.



8 of the 14 players drafted ahead of Kawhi Leonard in the 2011 NBA Draft have not made the playoffs once. These are teams 1-15 that made picks in the 2011 NBA Draft. The teams are not in order.

The following teams below have not made the playoffs; Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns

Utah Jazz (1), Toronto Raptors (1), Utah Jazz (1), Golden State Warriors (2), Houston Rockets (2) and San Antonio Spurs (4).


Kawhi Leonard Career Stats:

  • Just second time in Kawhi Leonard’s career he’s scored 20+ in consecutive games.
  • Last player to reach Kawhi Leonard’s numbers in a Finals game (20 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Stl, 3 Blk) – Tim Duncan for Spurs in 2003
  • Kawhi Leonard is the YOUNGEST player to score 29 Pts in the NBA Finals since Kobe Bryant in 2001
  • The Elias Sports Bureau says Leonard (22 years, 346 days) passed James Worthy (23 years, 93 days) to become the youngest player in NBA Finals history to score at least 25 points on better than 75% shooting from the field.


Quotes about Kawhi Leonard:

  • “When he’s more aggressive, we’re a better team and I think that showed in the last two games.” – Boris Diaw
  • “Kawhi Leonard right now, he’s gotta be the MVP of this series.” Charles Barkley on NBA TV.
  • “Mark my words: Kawhi Leonard will one day be a star in the NBA!” – Magic Johnson:

Kawhi Leonard Highlights:

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I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am an award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 10 years. I have written many guest articles and have appeared in many podcasts. I am also the team photographer for the San Diego Silverbacks, San Diego Surf (WPSL) and San Diego Strike Force. At my day job, I am a Live Coverage and Studio Coordinator at STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry. We work with the biggest sports & entertainment companies in the world.

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