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Kawhi Leonard

26-Year-Old       San Antonio Spurs

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

12.5

REB

5.0

AST

1.0

STL

1.5

BLK

1.5

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

While coach Gregg Popovich's constant desire to rest his players looms large, Leonard is coming off a 2016-17 campaign where he played a career-high 74 games. That translated to averages of 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.8 steals and 2.0 three-pointers across 33.4...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 230 lbs   DOB: 6/29/1991  College: San Diego State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #15 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kawhi Leonard Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $94.34 million contract extension with the Spurs in July of 2015.

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Leonard (quadriceps) will play Friday against the Rockets, but sit for Saturday's matchup versus the Mavericks, Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com reports.

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Kawhi Leonard NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 SAS 64 24.0 7.9 5.1 1.1 1.3 0.4 0.6 49.3 77.3 0.7 1.6 3.5 1.7 37.6 3.1 6.3 1.1 1.4
2012-13 21 SAS 58 31.2 11.9 6.0 1.6 1.7 0.6 1.1 49.4 82.5 1.1 1.1 4.9 3.0 37.4 4.5 9.1 1.8 2.2
2013-14 22 SAS 66 29.1 12.8 6.2 2.0 1.7 0.8 1.0 52.2 80.2 1.2 1.2 5.1 2.8 37.9 5.1 9.8 1.5 1.9
2014-15 23 SAS 64 31.8 16.5 7.2 2.5 2.3 0.8 1.0 47.9 80.2 1.5 1.3 5.9 3.0 34.9 6.2 12.8 3.2 3.9
2015-16 24 SAS 72 33.1 21.2 6.8 2.6 1.8 1.0 1.8 50.6 87.4 1.5 1.3 5.5 4.0 44.3 7.7 15.1 4.1 4.6
2016-17 25 SAS 74 33.4 25.5 5.8 3.5 1.8 0.7 2.0 48.5 88.0 2.1 1.1 4.7 5.2 38.0 8.6 17.7 6.3 7.2
2017-18 26 SAS 2 16.5 12.5 5.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 52.4 100.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 33.3 5.5 10.5 0.5 0.5
Rest Of Season Projections 26 SAS 52 34.1 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Kawhi Leonard
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kawhi Leonard NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
  Most Popular Fantasy Basketball Stats Additional Stats
Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 16.5 12.5 5.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 52.4 100.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 33.3 5.5 10.5 0.5 0.5
Last 14 Days 2 16.5 12.5 5.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 52.4 100.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 33.3 5.5 10.5 0.5 0.5
Last 30 Days 2 16.5 12.5 5.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 52.4 100.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 33.3 5.5 10.5 0.5 0.5

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Kawhi Leonard
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 15 @HOU 124-109 17 12 4 1 2 2 2 5 9 1 1 1 2 1 3 0
Dec 12 @DAL 95-89 16 13 6 1 1 1 0 6 12 0 0 1 4 1 5 0
Dec 9 @PHO 101-104 Did Not Play
Dec 8 BOS 105-102 Did Not Play
Dec 6 MIA 117-105 Did Not Play
Dec 4 DET 96-93 Did Not Play
Dec 3 @OKC 90-87 Did Not Play
Dec 1 @MEM 79-95 Did Not Play
Nov 29 MEM 104-95 Did Not Play
Nov 27 DAL 115-108 Did Not Play
Nov 25 @CHA 86-106 Did Not Play
Nov 22 @NOP 107-90 Did Not Play
Nov 20 ATL 96-85 Did Not Play
Nov 17 OKC 104-101 Did Not Play
Nov 15 @MIN 98-86 Did Not Play
Nov 14 @DAL 91-97 Did Not Play
Nov 11 CHI 133-94 Did Not Play
Nov 10 MIL 87-94 Did Not Play
Nov 7 LAC 120-107 Did Not Play
Nov 5 PHO 112-95 Did Not Play
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Nov 3 CHA 108-101 Did Not Play
Nov 2 GSW 92-112 Did Not Play
Oct 30 @BOS 108-94 Did Not Play
Oct 29 @IND 97-94 Did Not Play
Oct 27 @ORL 114-87 Did Not Play
Oct 25 @MIA 100-117 Did Not Play
Oct 23 TOR 101-97 Did Not Play
Oct 21 @CHI 77-87 Did Not Play
Oct 18 MIN 107-99 Did Not Play
Kawhi Leonard Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Kawhi Leonard – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #2 Power Forward, #5 Shooting Guard

1.  Kawhi Leonard

XKyle Anderson

2.  Rudy Gay

3.  Danny Green

4.  Davis Bertans

5.  Manu Ginobili

6.  Darrun Hilliard

San Antonio Spurs

True Shooting Percentage

58.3%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Kawhi Leonard has a true shooting percentage of 58.3%.

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Kawhi Leonard NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 SAS 64 36.0 11.9 7.7 1.6 2.0 0.6 1.0 49.3 77.3 1.0 2.4 5.2 2.6 37.6 4.7 9.5 1.6 2.1
2012-13 21 SAS 58 36.0 13.7 6.9 1.8 1.9 0.6 1.3 49.4 82.5 1.2 1.3 5.6 3.5 37.4 5.2 10.5 2.1 2.5
2013-14 22 SAS 66 36.0 15.8 7.7 2.5 2.1 0.9 1.3 52.2 80.2 1.5 1.4 6.3 3.4 37.9 6.3 12.1 1.9 2.4
2014-15 23 SAS 64 36.0 18.7 8.2 2.9 2.6 0.8 1.2 47.9 80.2 1.7 1.5 6.7 3.4 34.9 7.0 14.6 3.6 4.5
2015-16 24 SAS 72 36.0 23.0 7.5 2.8 1.9 1.1 2.0 50.6 87.4 1.6 1.4 6.0 4.4 44.3 8.3 16.5 4.4 5.1
2016-17 25 SAS 74 36.0 27.5 6.3 3.8 1.9 0.8 2.1 48.5 88.0 2.2 1.2 5.1 5.6 38.0 9.3 19.1 6.8 7.8
2017-18 26 SAS 2 36.0 27.3 10.9 2.2 3.3 3.3 2.2 52.4 100.0 2.2 2.2 8.7 6.5 33.3 12.0 22.9 1.1 1.1
Rest Of Season Projections 26 SAS 52 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Kawhi Leonard
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kawhi Leonard NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 SAS 64 1534 507 327 70 85 24 41 49.3 77.3 44 104 223 109 37.6 199 404 68 88
2012-13 21 SAS 58 1810 689 346 93 97 32 65 49.4 82.5 62 63 283 174 37.4 260 526 104 126
2013-14 22 SAS 66 1923 844 412 133 114 50 69 52.2 80.2 80 76 336 182 37.9 337 645 101 126
2014-15 23 SAS 64 2033 1057 461 161 148 48 67 47.9 80.2 97 85 376 192 34.9 394 822 202 252
2015-16 24 SAS 72 2380 1523 493 186 128 71 129 50.6 87.4 105 95 398 291 44.3 551 1090 292 334
2016-17 25 SAS 74 2475 1888 430 260 133 55 147 48.5 88.0 154 80 350 387 38.0 636 1312 469 533
2017-18 26 SAS 2 33 25 10 2 3 3 2 52.4 100.0 2 2 8 6 33.3 11 21 1 1
Rest Of Season Projections 26 SAS 52 1774 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Kawhi Leonard
2017-18 Projections 26 SAS 77 2626 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Kawhi Leonard

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Kawhi Leonard NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 20 SAS 64 24.0 57.3 54.3 12.6 7.9 1.6 11.6
2012-13 21 SAS 58 31.2 59.2 55.6 12.6 8.4 1.5 15.6
2013-14 22 SAS 66 29.1 60.2 57.6 14.6 8.8 1.7 17.3
2014-15 23 SAS 64 31.8 56.7 52.0 13.5 8.1 1.7 20.3
2015-16 24 SAS 72 33.1 61.6 56.5 12.2 6.9 1.8 23.8
2016-17 25 SAS 74 33.4 61.0 54.1 13.3 7.9 1.7 25.3
2017-18 26 SAS 2 16.5 58.3 57.1 7.9 7.9 1.0 15.5
Rest Of Season Projections 26 SAS 52 34.1 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Kawhi Leonard
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kawhi Leonard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Leonard (quad) is probable for Friday's game against the Rockets, Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com reports.

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Leonard (quad) posted 13 points (6-12 FG, 1-4 3Pt), six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block across 16 minutes in Tuesday's 95-89 loss to the Mavericks.

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Leonard (quad) will immediately join the starting lineup for his season debut Tuesday against the Mavericks, Michael C. Wright of ESPN reports.

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Leonard (quad) has officially been cleared to make his season debut Tuesday against the Mavericks, Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports.

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Leonard (quad) has been upgraded to probable for Tuesday's game against the Mavericks, Paul Garcia of Project Spurs reports.

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Leonard (quad) took part in practice Monday, but remains uncertain for Tuesday's game against the Mavericks, Dallas TV play-by-play announcer Mark Followill reports.

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Leonard (quad) is targeting Tuesday's matchup against the Mavericks for a return, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

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Leonard (quad) will sit out Friday's game against the Celtics, but will then target Saturday's matchup with the Suns for his debut, Jabari Young of San Antonio Express-News reports.

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Leonard (quad) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Heat, Paul Garcia of TheSportsDaily.com reports.

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Leonard (quad) is expected to return to game action by the end of this week, Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News reports. According to Finger, the coaching staff considered bringing him back for Monday's game against the Pistons, but opted to play it safe.

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Leonard (quad) has entered the "last steps" of his rehabilitation, going through 5-on-5 scrimmages and practicing with the full team, Jeff McDonald of MySanAntonio.com reports. According to coach Gregg Popovich, "Those are the last steps. That's what Tony [Parker] did before he came back."

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Leonard (quad) is close to participating in 5-on-5 scrimmaging, Tom Orsborn of San Antonio Express-News reports. "He's getting very close and making progress," coach Gregg Popovich said. "He's having contact now and hopefully we will get him back shortly."

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2017-18

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2016-17

San Antonio brought in LaMarcus Aldridge on a max deal last summer to help take the torch from the teamís trio of aging stars (Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili), but it was Leonard who stole the show and emerged as the Spursí alpha dog. Leonard saw his scoring average jump from 16.5 points to 21.2 points per game and shot the ball with efficiency that rivaled Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, hitting 50.6 percent of his attempts from the field, 44.3 percent of his attempts from three-point range and 87.4 percent of his tries from the charity stripe. Those numbers alone would make Leonard a pillar for any franchise, but his game-changing impact on the defensive end made him one of the leagueís best all-around talents. He averaged 6.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.0 blocks en route to claiming a second straight Defensive Player of the Year award, and for the first time in his career, a spot on the All-NBA First Team. Though he maintains a low profile off the court, Leonard has clearly arrived as a top-10 player in the NBA and should challenge for an MVP award again in 2016-17. The Spurs will have another fellow star to integrate into their system this season with Pau Gasol joining the ranks to replace the retired Duncan, but Gasolís willingness to share the rock may only enhance Leonardís stat lines. The 25-year-oldís dedication to developing his game has been evident throughout his career, as heís shown improvement as a scorer in all five seasons in the league and has turned outside shooting -- one of his weaknesses coming out of San Diego State in 2010 -- into a major strength. Only coach Gregg Popovichís tendency to rest his stars periodically over the course of the season dings Leonardís value, but the small forward is still capable of producing enough in 65 or 70 games to delight his fantasy owners.

2015-16

Leonard played in 64 games last season, hampered by a hand injury that kept him out for 10 games, along with eye problems and an ankle injury that also sidelined him. He has never played more than 66 games in a season throughout his four-year NBA career. Although nagging injuries have been a problem for Leonard, he has improved his production each season he has been in the league. Last season, he averaged 16.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 2.3 steals in 32 minutes per game. Leonard produces these numbers at a consistently efficient clip, boasting career shooting averages of 50 percent from the field, 37 percent from three, and 80 percent from the free-throw line. Being the only player on the Spurs' roster that averaged more than 30 minutes per game last season, the Defensive Player of the Year has solidified himself as the face of the future for San Antonio. His greatest value comes in nine-category leagues that factor in turnovers and percentages. Leonard's efficient play makes him an elite fantasy player despite the fact that he only has one elite categrory for fantasy production, steals. LaMarcus Aldridge will likely become the focal point of a Spurs offense that doesn't really enourage a focal point, and that could lead to everyone on the Spurs seeing fewer shots this season. The team is also so deep that they could opt to rest their players even more than usualy this season. On the rosier side of maybes, there's also a possibility that Leonard takes another step in his development on offense and has even more plays run for him this season to create a true tandem attack with Aldridge.

2014-15

Kawhi Leonard, the freshly anointed Finals MVP, is entering his fourth season in the NBA. He averaged 12.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.7 steals, 0.8 blocks, and 1.1 three-pointers in 29 minutes per game through 66 games last season. Leonard shot 52 percent from the field on 9.8 attempts and 80 percent from the line on 1.9 attempts. As Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker age, coach Gregg Popovich will begin to hand the reigns of the team over to Leonard, and Popovich has stated he will begin running offensive plays for the soft-spoken star. Leonard set career-highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks, and field goal percentage last season, but the real story of Leonard's season is how he played after returning from a fractured hand. In 25 games after the All-Star break, Leonard went into hyperdrive, averaging 14.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.8 steals, 1.2 blocks, and 1.4 three-pointers, including shooting a remarkable 53 percent from the field and 86 percent from the line. During that time frame, Leonard was a top-10 fantasy talent in nine-category leagues. Leonard's value depends a lot on your league format, as his ability to help in all nine categories suits rotisserie leagues more than head-to-head or points formats. Regardless of your format, Leonard is an emerging superstar, and even with Pop's minute restrictions, Leonard was able to turn in a diverse, fantasy-friendly stat line. If he can avoid the injuries that have limited him the past two seasons, he has the potential to be a top-10 fantasy stud.

2013-14

Like George, Leonard's hype heading into the season stems largely from his breakout performance in the postseason. Coach Gregg Popovich entrusted Leonard with 37 minutes per game in the playoffs, and Leonard responded by averaging 13.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.8 steals and 1.1 three-pointers per game, while shooting 55 percent from the field and 39 percent from downtown. These are fine numbers, but we know Popovich won't give him that many minutes in the regular season, as he likes to keep his guys rested and spread out minutes when the games don't mean as much. What Leonard brings to the table in rebounding, steals and field-goal percentage, he takes away in his complete lack of assists and his modest scoring numbers. There's a good chance he takes a big step forward this season in the counting stats, but his less than ideal playing time and deficiencies in certain categories make him a clear tier below the top guys at the position.

2012-13

In Leonard, the Spurs got exactly what they thought they were getting with the 15th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft--a starting small forward with a good motor and the ability to guard multiple positions. He might be a better real life player than a fantasy player, because the Spursí depth means that Leonard likely wonít see typical starters minutes. However, in the 24 games he started at forward last season, Leonard averaged a solid 9.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 52 percent from the field, 40 percent from three and 81 percent from the line. Assuming he sees slightly more than the 25.7 minutes per game he averaged as a starting forward last season, and assuming he takes a leap in his second year, there is a lot of potential here. One possible area for regression is Leonardís three-point shooting. He was never a 30 percent three-point shooter in college, so his 37.6 percent mark for the 2011-12 season was quite an improvement.

2011-12

Leonard averaged a double-double to go along with 1.4 steals per game last season for San Diego St. He will provide the Spurs with some much needed youth, but he will open as the backup behind Richard Jefferson. He could provide fantasy value based on his defensive skills and his ability to rebound, but donít expect a lot from him offensively.