Originally posted on nba.com/spurs  |  Last updated 12/10/11
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed Kawhi Leonard. The Silver and Black obtained the draft rights to Leonard along with David Bertans and Erazem Lorbek in a 2011 draft night trade with Indiana Pacers in exchange for George Hill. Per club policy details of the contract were not released. Leonard, a 6-7 forward, was selected by the Pacers with the 15th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. He played two seasons at San Diego State University. Last season he was a Second Team All-America selection by the Associated Press while leading the Aztecs to a school-record 34 wins and an appearance in the Sweet 16. Leonard earned First Team All-Mountain West honors and was selected to the All-Mountain West Defensive Team. For the season he averaged 15.5 points, 10.6 rebounds (ninth in the NCAA), 2.9 assists and 1.42 steals in 32.6 minutes. Leonard posted 23 double-doubles which ranked fourth in the NCAA.
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