Kawhi Leonard is a turbo-serious, stoic basketball star, who lets his play do the talking on the court. Still, the Toronto Raptors forward has got jokes.

Check out this silly clip of Kawhi participating in the Raptors game-ops segment, ‘Open Mic Night.’

“What is the first thing an elf learns in school?” “The elf-abet.”

Despite Leonard trying his darndest, you can see a very small grin from the 27-year-old after cracking the joke. Hilarious.

I wouldn’t expect more jokes from Leonard going forward, but what I would expect is more terrific play on the court. In 22 games, Leonard has averaged a career-best 26.1 points per game, along with 8.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists, while shooting 38 percent from the three and 48 percent from the floor for the NBA-best Toronto Raptors. A joke every now and again is icing on the cake.

[Yahoo Sports Canada]

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