‘The New Diddy’: Fans Go Berserk After Seeing Kawhi Leonard Vibing in Rapper Lil Uzi Vert’s Studio

Published 10/18/2021, 7:09 PM EDT
Jan 29, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; LA Clippers guard Reggie Jackson (1) and forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrate a basket to end the third quarter against the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports


The LA Clippers as a franchise over the years haven’t got much media attention, often eclipsed by city rivals Lakers. But ever since the duo of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George have arrived in LA, the Clippers for the first time in a while have become a championship contender.

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Given the star power they have in their side right now, it is not a surprise that the Clippers are one of the most talked about teams in the NBA. But contrary to other super stars of the league, the face of their franchise, Kawhi Leonard, is one of the most silent players in the league.

Often keeping a low profile in social media and rarely interacting with the media, Kawhi has always shied away from media. Although he is explosive on the court, Kawhi’s off the court activity often goes unnoticed.

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Kawhi Leonard spotted in a music studio

Kawhi might not be as expressive as the likes of LeBron James or other stars, but he surely has a good time in the off-season. After showing up in the pre-season, the Leonard was recently spotted in a music studio.

Listening to a snippet from rapper Lil Uzi Vert’s new song, ‘the Klaw’ was seen vibing to the song in the studio. Although we saw only a 30 second clip of the same, it won’t be a surprise to see the forward collaborating with the rapper.

Earlier this year, the 2-time Finals MVP was spotted in the in pop star Drake’s music video. Given his recent video one thing is clear, Kawhi simply loves rap music and surely is a connoisseur for the same.

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NBA fans react to Kawhi’s latest video

NBA fans all around the world had some interesting reactions to Leonard’s latest appearance. While many where surprised to see this side of Kawhi others were in splits watching Leonard’s latest antics.

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While he continues to recover from a partial Achilles tear in the off-season, the Clippers have made moves to complement their other All-Star, Paul George. PG13 certainly stepped up in the playoffs when Leonard was out. Given his performances, it is not a big surprise why Steve Balmer have co. haven’t made some big changes to the roster.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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