"Because of the contracts the Lakers have and because they didn't sign guys to multi-year deals, they got guys to one-year deals and they don't have a lot of mid-priced veterans, there's no practical way to make a two-team trade - Kawhi Leonard going to the Lakers - work", Wright explained.
We knew the Celtics made a trade offer for Kawhi Leonard, but we never really knew what they offered up.
Leonard averaged 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game in just nine appearances after dealing with a nagging quad injury all of 2017-18.
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Lowe, by the way, said he'd offer DeMar DeRozan, Pascal Siakam, and a first-round pick, while Windhorst (hilariously) demanded OG Anunoby as the podcast went off the air. Leonard is one of 35 players named to the United States of America national team roster.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne reported Tuesday that Leonard is strongly considering participating in the Team USA basketball mini-camp next week in Las Vegas. We won 59 games previous year without Kawhi Leonard, he's better than DeMar DeRozan'.
On Monday, Leonard became eligible for a five-year, $221 million super-max extension with San Antonio.
But the second - his upcoming free agency - remains the biggest road block in any potential Leonard deal.
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Wojnarowski reported Leonard still insists on being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers and could use the camp to showcase he is fully healthy from a quadriceps injury that forced him to miss 73 regular season games and the playoffs.
The Spurs have likewise been apprehensive in searching for a deal, reports Wojnarowski.
In fact, online sportsbook MyBookie now lists the Toronto Raptors as even money to land the All-Star forward, which is better odds than the Spurs at +400. "San Antonio has been determined in demanding a sizable return on Leonard".
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