Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots against Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard joined Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez today in a dedication ceremony for a new basketball court bearing the name of the two-time NBA champion in his hometown. The Kawhi Leonard Basketball Court at Weston Park was designed by street artist Mr. Brainwash and hand-painted by community volunteers, including city staff, city councilmembers, Kawhi's family and the Moreno Valley Emerging Leaders Council, officials said. "I'm proud of where I come from,'' said Kawhi Leonard in a news release. ''Moreno Valley is my hometown, and I will always do whatever I can to give back to this community.'' At the event, Kawhi met with over a dozen Moreno Valley children, signing basketballs and T-shirts. The full-sized court features
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