Kawhi Leonard - Hands Up
NBA star Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs, center, poses with fans at a fan meeting event during his China tour at NBA Playzone in Shanghai, China, 23 August 2017.

If you’re on the lookout for a man with the largest hands around, look no further than basketball superstar Kawhi Leonard!

With a wingspan a huge 2.21 meters and hands that are 9.75 inches in length and 11.25 inches wide. There isn’t a lot getting past Leonard on the court! Despite that pretty impressive size. Leonard doesn’t have the largest hands in the modern game, and instead, we have to credit Boban Marjanovic with that title.

Kawhi Leonard Raptors - Cartoon
Kawhi Leonard Cartoon

As one of the biggest stars of the NBA, Kawhi Anthony Leonard is a forward for the Los Angeles Clippers. Having begun his career with the San Antonio Spurs. Previously with the Raptors from July 2018 to June 2019. Leonard has gone on to shine and is regarded as one of the best in the game, at the peak of his career, aged just 28 years old.


NationalityAmerican
Date of BirthJune 29, 1991
Estimated Net Worth$35 million dollars
Height2.01m (6 ft 7 in)
BornLos Angeles, California
NBA Draft2011

Endorsements And Net Worth

Leonard also looks set to make himself a tidy sum from his NBA career and reportedly has a net worth of around $35 million. He also has a very profitable endorsement with New Balance, after formally being the face of Jordan. Wearing the New Balance sneakers on the court, this product has been flying off the shelf since Leonard signed on the dotted line.

Kawhi Leonard Hand Wave
NBA star Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs speaks at a basketball event held by Jordan Brand during his China tour in Beijing, China, 19 August 2017.

At a huge 6’7” in height, Leonard was bound for success from a young age. From his school days, Leonard wanted to play in the NBA. And quickly making his way into school teams and throughout college. During his school senior year was crowned ‘California Mr Basketball’, a title which certainly summed up his prowess. From there, he went on to play on the San Diego University Aztecs team, before being chosen as the 15th overall pick in the NBA Draft of 2011.

Forbes article on his deal in 2019

Future

During the first year of his professional basketball career, he was chosen on the All-Rookie First Time. And was also voted as the Most Valuable Player for two years in a row. Of course, as with every sporting career, a few injuries marred his early years. But Leonard has fought back to full fitness and hasn’t let his injury problems affect his high-quality performances. Leonard is still considered one of the most valuable single players in the game. And still with plenty of years left in his career, the potential for further success is extremely high indeed.

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