SAN ANTONIO -- It was buried near the bottom of a summertime question-and-answer session with Spurs fans after his rookie season, but like most things that come out of Gregg Popovich's mouth, Kawhi Leonard
heard every word.
Popovich didn't just praise the rangy forward on his rookie season, he said he thought he'd be the "face of the Spurs" one day.
Popovich is actually way more complimentary of his players than his gruff sideline interviews might suggest, but this was a whopper.
Face of the Spurs?
No matter where that quote was published, it was getting back to Leonard.
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