Kawhi Leonard Laughs At Raptors' Media Day: "I'm A Fun Guy"
Kawhi Leonard spoke to the media for the primary time since being traded to the Toronto Raptors as we speak and, for what could be the primary time ever, he really laughed.
The two-time Defensive Player of the Year was the point of interest of as we speak's Media Day in Toronto, as reporters questioned him about his response to coming to Toronto and his long-term targets. When requested to inform the media slightly about himself, Leonard shocked the world with a smile and fun after replying, "I am a enjoyable man. Obviously I really like the sport of basketball. I imply, there's simply extra questions you will should ask me. I am unable to offer you a spiel about me."
The 27-year previous ahead can go away Toronto as a free agent subsequent summer season, however for now he says he is simply specializing in the yr at hand.
During his six seasons in San Antonio, Leonard was a two-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year, along with successful an NBA championship and NBA Finals MVP in 2014. He solely appeared in 9 video games final season on account of harm, however averaged a career-high 25.5 factors per sport within the earlier season, along with 5.eight rebounds, three.5 assists and 1.eight steals per sport.
The Raptors will open up the season at residence in opposition to the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 17. Check out extra footage from the Raptors' Media Day within the tweets embedded under.