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.
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