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David Robinson happy for Kawhi Leonard winning title, sad for how things ended with Spurs

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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard celebrates after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Former San Antonio Spurs star player Kawhi Leonard won his second NBA title with the Raptors last season much to the chagrin of most Spurs fans.

Leonard guided the Raptors to its first championship but Spurs great David Robinson wasn't surprised the former Spur was able to do what he did before leaving to join the Clippers this offseason.

Robinson joined ESPN's "The Jump" and spoke about seeing Leonard pick up another NBA championship.

And just as one would expect, Robinson showed class applauding Leonard for his accomplishment.

I guess I am not overly surprised. Clearly the way he left San Antonio... we were hoping he was like the heir apparent. He was going to continue to take us to the next level. But it didn't work out that way.
So I was really happy to see him go and fulfill that promise that he had showed in San Antonio and prove to everybody that what he did in San Antonio wasn't just because of Tim (Duncan) or Manu (Ginobili).
He is a great player. I was happy for him. Sad for our franchise a little bit but we're doing our thing.

Leonard was named the 2019 NBA Finals MVP which made it his second in his career. His first was in 2014 with the Spurs after they beat the Heat in the NBA Finals.

Should he and the Clippers win the title in the upcoming new season, he'd make history by becoming the third player to win NBA titles with three franchises.

@JeffGSpursZone

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