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San Diego State-bound duo shines at MLK event

Bishop Gorman's Elijah Johnson was the big name on hand at the Martin Luther King Invitational, but a pair of San Diego State recruits stole the show, writes Joel Francisco.

Originally Published: January 21, 2009
By Joel Francisco | Scouts Inc.

After evaluating the Martin Luther King Invitational, it has become evident to me that San Diego State stole a couple of recruits from schools at the high-major level. Kawhi Leonard, a 6-foot-6-and-still-growing wing out of Martin Luther King (Riverside, Calif.) made his debut in the ESPNU 100 this past week. If he continues to progress, that ranking is in safe hands.

In addition to Leonard, the Aztecs also nabbed an Allen Iverson clone, 6-1 Eric Lawton (Hemet, Calif./West Valley). Lawton ...

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