Spur of the Moment

During the first round of the NBA draft held June 23, the Indiana Pacers scooped up San Diego State Aztecs ' basketball star forward, Kawhi Leonard .

Hours later, Leonard was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Spurs' point guard George Hill .

Leonard, the Aztecs' leading scorer for the 2010-2011 season, helped catapult the team to its first ever NCAA Sweet 16 ranking
during a game against Temple University earlier this year. He cemented the win with a deft steal-and-dunk play during the second overtime.

At 6' 7", Leonard averaged 15.5 points and 10.6 rebounds per game last season, helping the Aztecs win a record 34 games.

-Pat Sherman

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