Kawhi Leonard Likely To Be Invited To Team USA Mini-Camp

By Michael Rehome

Apr 24, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks with Kawhi Leonard (2) during game two of the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers at AT

Good for him. ESPN’s Marc Stein just tweeted that Kawhi Leonard will definitely be on of Coach K’s 24 invitees to Team USA Mini Camp in Las Vegas.

Don’t worry, @stackmack. Word is Kawhi Leonard will definitely be one of Coach K’s 24 invitees to Team USA mini camp in Vegas, too

— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 23, 2013

With Leonard’s popularity becoming a norm in the NBA, this is no surprise. Leonard has been getting praise from players, teammates as well as other coaches for his play this season and continued play during the playoffs.

This playoffs, Leonard is averaging 13.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.4 steals per game.  Leonard and the rest of the Spurs will be in action when the Western Conference Finals continues Saturday, May 25th in Memphis.