Kawhi Leonard may be the most frugal — down to earth athlete in all of professional sports.
Kawhi Leonard is averaging 21 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists this season — numbers that along with his defensive prowess, make him one of the top three players in the NBA.
In a compelling and interesting look at Leonard through the eyes and words of Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins — we find out that the Spurs $98 million man will snap out over Wingstop coupons — and he also still drives a 1997 Chevy Tahoe, because he can.
Leonard still drives a 1997 Chevy Tahoe that’s nicknamed “Gas Guzzler.” He does it because “it runs and it’s paid off.”
Leonard freaked out after he lost a book of coupons from his sponsor Wingstop last summer and asked for them to give him new ones so that he could get free wings—even though his new $94 million contract had just kicked in.
Leonard reportedly also has a Porsche, but he rarely drives it according to article by Jenkins — which highlights Leonard disdain for celebrity or the millions in endorsements that he could command as well.