Kawhi Leonard is not a star. Sometimes you wonder if he’s even the fourth best player on the Spurs. He has a quiet demeanor that makes him endearing, but that personality trait can show up on the floor as Leonard goes long stretches without reminding you he’s in the game. He can be a ghost. Over the summer, around the time Leonard tore up the Las Vegas Summer League for a couple games, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said something about how they see Leonard eventually becoming the face of the Spurs. With memories of Summer League Kawhi still fresh in everyone’s minds, most of us forget the eventually part.
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