2011 NBA Draft: The Indiana Pacers Select Kawhi Leonard with the 15th Pick, Trade Him to San Antonio for George Hill

MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 23: George Hill #3 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots the ball during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on April 23, 2011 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The wait was excruciating, but the pick was finally made by the Indiana Pacers. The selection? Kawhi Leonard from San Diego State. But as soon as it took fans to warm up to the cornrow'd forward with a 7'1" wingspan and rebounding skills, rumors began to swirl that the pick was being shipped to San Antonio for Broad Ripple and IUPUI product George Hill.

When the dust settled, the Pacers would reportedly be shipping Leonard, as well as the 42nd pick and the rights to Erazem Lorbek to the Spurs for the solid third year guard George Hill. The move will provide the Pacers with much needed depth at the guard position. Hill has averaged in double figures off of San Antonio's bench.

Expect far more coverage on this trade as the night progresses, but in the meantime, welcome home, George Hill!

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