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San Antonio Spurs Introduce 2011 NBA Draft Picks Kawhi Leonard and Cory Joseph


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Kawhi Leonard and Curtis Joseph are introduced to the local media in San Antonio.

Today at the Spurs practice facility, the team formally introduced their 2011 first-round draft picks Kawhi Leonard and Cory Joseph. You can watch the introductory press conference on, but we've also taken the liberty of putting a lot of other stuff from the press conference into one post.

Make the jump for more post-draft stuff.


Both players introduced today recorded a message to Spurs fans:

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