Rookie Kawhi Leonard showed Spurs fans exactly what he's capable of in his San Antonio debut on Wednesday night.
Leonard hit a 20-footer from the left wing with 5.3 seconds remaining to give the Spurs a 97-95 win over the Houston Rockets in the preseason finale for both teams.
Tim Duncan had 19 points and Tony Parker added 15 - and both know a bit about winning - but it was the rookie who sealed it for San Antonio.
''I loved seeing that last shot go down so that nobody would have overtime,'' San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich said. ''It made two teams really, really happy the game was over.''
Rookie reserve Marcus Morris scored 20 points, with Chase Budinger and Kyle Lowry each adding 10 points for Houston.
Morris scored 15 points in the second quarter to lead the Rockets to a 51-44 lead and shrugged off a poor shooting performance in the last game, where he went 0 for 4 with one point in 23 minutes.
''It's nice for him to have a good game because he struggled last game,'' ...