By Jose Grijalva, Project Spurs.com
HOUSTON — Kawhi Leonard has been having a great quiet season for the San Antonio Spurs. He's shooting the ball at 40% from 3-point range and rebounding the ball at 5.5rpg. He's become the Spurs' primary defensive stopper at the beginning of games and clutch situations, but it hasn't really been showcased with the Spurs not being "media friendly" to some. Last night during the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, Leonard got to showcase his developing skills in front of a major NBA audience, a time where a majority of teams are represented with their fans watching. Kawhi had 20 points in this event, which is probably unheard for non-Spurs fans who think the Spurs still can't score, and also caught the eye of opponents. Kenneth Faried, the MVP of the evening, had this to say about Leonard's game.
"Kawhi has big hands, long arms, and big hands. He plays great D. He can shoot it, actually. And a heck of a player."
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