The San Antonio Spurs' role players have stepped up in the 2013 NBA Playoffs, specifically these Finals. If you never heard of their younger guys prior to the playoffs, you definitely know who they are now.
Bleacher Report's Lance Fresh was with some of the San Antonio Spurs players to find out what Kawhi Leonard's nickname is.
Leonard has made some noise in the series against the Miami Heat, specifically for his defense on LeBron James. Yet, it is his offense that makes his teammates go in a frenzy. Whenever he goes up at the rim and dunks, the bench players all throw up the same gesture.
Watch now to see the gesture Leonard's teammates have associated with his nickname and why they refer to him as "The Claw."