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  • Report: Spurs annoyed some in Kawhi Leonard’s camp by not giving him 2014 contract extension

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kawhi Leonard proved to be a burgeoning star while leading the Spurs to the 2014 championship. He won Finals MVP at age 22, a huge accomplishment just before becoming eligible for his rookie-scale contract extension. San Antonio gave him… zilch. That..." July 19

  • The San Antonio Spurs Just Miami Heat'ed Themselves into Mediocrity

    Bleacher Report "One sentence and an obligatory Twitter photo. The San Antonio Spurs' parting gift to Kawhi Leonard amounted to just that after seven years with the organization, a tenure in which the 27-year-old earned the 2014 Finals MVP award, two Defensive Player of the Year honors and..." July 19

  • DeMar DeRozan was the soul of the Toronto Raptors

    The Score "In pure basketball terms, acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green from San Antoniofor DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a protected first-round draft pick was a no-brainer for the Toronto Raptors. Stuck in a kind of NBA purgatory, having ridden..." July 19

  • Report: Players upset by Raptors’ lack of recognition of DeMar DeRozan

    Larry Brown Sports "The abrupt Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade isn’t going down well with anyone, including on the Toronto side. According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, some players have taken note of the fact that the Raptors did nothing to recognize DeRozan’s contributions to the..." July 19

  • Spurs asked Nuggets for Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, and multiple picks for Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "The San Antonio Spurs have finally given themselves a reason to let out a massive sigh of relief following the conclusion of one of the most bizarre stretches in the franchise’s history. By trading beleaguered forward Kawhi Leonard along with Danny Green to the Toronto..." July 19

  • Gregg Popovich Has Remained Engaged In Spurs' Everyday Business

    Real GM Basketball "Gregg Popovich has remained engaged in the San Antonio Spurs' everyday business this offseason, according to sources.  Popovich's wife, Erin Popovich, passed away in April. Popovich has largely been absent from the Spurs this offseason for this reason. " July 18

  • Gregg Popovich Wants to Move On

    The Sports Post "This morning, the San Antonio Spurs found a new home for Kawhi Leonard. Now whether he likes it or not, he plays for the Toronto Raptors. And now that the seemingly never-ending saga has in fact ended, it’s time to move on. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, that’s exactly..." July 18

  • Celtics were unwilling to trade for Kawhi Leonard as a rental

    Sportsnaut "The Toronto Raptors on Wednesday took a major risk by acquiring impending free agent forward Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs. The deal included Toronto sending homegrown talent DeMar DeRozan and the three remaining years on his contract to San Antonio. This could potentially..." July 18

  • Spurs wouldn’t trade Kawhi to 76ers unless they added Simmons or Embiid

    Pro Basketball Talk "The 76ers reportedly refused to include Markelle Fultz in trade offers for Kawhi Leonard, which seems misguided to me. Leonard carries major questions about his future, but after his rookie year, so does Fultz! At least Leonard has proven he can reach an elite level. That’s not to say..." July 18

  • Gregg Popovich defends Kawhi Leonard, but looks forward to Spurs' future with DeMar DeRozan

    ESPN "After saying "attempts were made to see what would be best" with Kawhi Leonard this offseason, Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs are ready to move forward after trading Leonard for DeMar DeRozan on Wednesday. "We talked often over the summer, about a lot of..." July 18

  • Red flag Kawhi Leonard trade will be career-defining for Masai Ujiri

    Sportsnet "For most of two decades the Toronto Raptors were a bad team in a cold, foreign place that couldn’t keep their best players. Now they can send them away and believe they are a better team for it. Call it progress. Call it betrayal. Call it a new..." July 18

  • Report: Raptors could waive Kawhi Leonard's physical

    247 Sports "The Toronto Raptors are very eager to add Kawhi Leonard to their active roster. So eager, in fact, that they may be willing to waive Leonard's physical despite the fact that he played just nine total games last season due to a lingering quad injury, according to ESPN's Brian..." July 18

  • Report: Kawhi Leonard is Threatening To Sit Out Season After Trade To Raptors

    Total Pro Sports "Somehow Kawhi Leonard went from being one of the most soft spoken, unselfish, and loved players in the entire league to being public enemy #1 in just one season. Kawhi’s team has made it clear that he wants to be on the Los Angeles Lakers, but the San Antonio Spurs did not meet..." July 18

  • Here are the financial implications of Leonard trade for Spurs

    247 Sports "After months of rumors and reports, Kawhi Leonard was finally traded as the San Antonio Spurs traded the two-time Defensive Player of the Year winner to the Toronto Raptors in a deal centered around All-Star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan. Via ESPN's Adrian..." July 18

  • Report: Spurs begged Kawhi Leonard to let them announce he was done for the season

    Clutch Points "  With the San Antonio Spurs trading Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors, they finally can move on from a chapter of their history that got ugly this past year. After years of success, mistrust built up on both sides over the handling of Leonard’s mysterious..." July 18

  • NBA Rumors: Kawhi Leonard Staying With Raptors Will Be ‘Very Tough Sell’

    NESN "The Toronto Raptors rolled the dice Wednesday, reportedly agreeing to trade for San Antonio Spurs forwards Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round draft pick. Leonard reportedly preferred to be traded to one..." July 18

  • Kawhi could risk fines to sit out season if unhappy with Raptors

    Clutch Points "Kawhi Leonard is in the process of becoming a member of the Toronto Raptors and even though he’s shown displeasure of landing at The Great North, he would be taking a major risk by sitting out part of the season to show his unhappiness. According..." July 18

  • Details of Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Spurs have agreed to a trade with the Raptors that will send Kawhi Leonard to Toronto and DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Raptors will get Danny Green in addition to Leonard while the Spurs receive DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a 2019..." July 18

  • Report: Kawhi Leonard Doesn’t Want to Play in Toronto

    SLAM Online "The Spurs are on the verge of sending Kawhi Leonard to Toronto, a city he reportedly has no interest working and living in. July 18

  • Raptors, Spurs finalizing Kawhi Leonard trade involving DeMar DeRozan

    ESPN "The Toronto Raptors are finalizing a deal to acquire San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in a trade package that includes All-Star DeMar DeRozan, league sources told ESPN. An agreement in principle could be reached as soon as Wednesday, league..." July 18

  • Sixers and Celtics--Unlike Toronto--Were Unwilling to Throw Any Top Players into Kawhi Leonard Trade

    The Big Lead "The teams with the best assets to trade for Kawhi Leonard never put those assets on the table. The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, who were initially thought to be the strongest suitors for Leonard, became almost irrelevant in the star’s..." July 18

  • Raps have made a 'compelling' offer for Kawhi

    The Score "With no guarantee on whether he'd want to stick around beyond next season, or even what his current health status is, the Toronto Raptors are still putting their best foot forward in an attempt to snag Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs. During an appearance on TSN's..." July 17

  • Leonard offers lacking All-Star return for Spurs

    The Score "It appears whichever team hopes to land San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard will have to give up an All-Star in return. The teams that have engaged the Spurs in talks thus far include the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, and..." July 17

  • 9 teams have been in trade talks about Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "Kawhi Leonard will likely take a crack at USA Basketball’s minicamp despite his reported feud with the San Antonio Spurs in recent months, along with the trade talks that have swarmed the organization for the last couple of months. The Spurs have reportedly spoken to nine..." July 17

  • Lakers, 76ers have given up on Leonard trade

    Sportsnaut "As the drama around San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and the organization stretch towards another month, it appears reality is setting in for some teams. The hope they once had for landing the All-Star forward is gone. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Los Angeles..." July 17

  • Kawhi Leonard ‘seriously considering’ attending USA Basketball minicamp

    Larry Brown Sports "Kawhi Leonard has made it clear that he does not want to play for the San Antonio Spurs next season, but he still may be willing to work out for a national audience under the watch of his current head coach. Leonard is listed as one of the 35 players who were invited to USA..." July 17

  • NBA rookie donates $30K worth of shoes to hometown league

    Yardbarker "Lonnie Walker IV is the favorite son of Reading, Pa., and the San Antonio Spurs rookie is giving back to his community. According to Mike Drago of the Reading Eagle, Walker and Adidas executive Eric Wise will help distribute $30,000 worth of shoes to the town’s Blacktop..." July 17

  • Raptors in driver’s seat for Kawhi Leonard

    Sportsnet "Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. That’s what Toronto Raptors fans must think after ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated his belief that Kawhi Leonard to Toronto is the most likely trade scenario. Making an appearance on ESPN’s Lowe Post podcast,..." July 16

  • Dante Cunningham inks deal with San Antonio

    CBS Sports "Cunningham signed with the Spurs on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The deal for Cunningham is likely the veteran minimum as he enters his 10th NBA season for the seventh different team, but the 31-year-old should provide quality depth in the frontcourt for a Spurs squad..." July 16

  • Kawhi officially becomes super max eligible

    Clutch Points "While we wait for further development on the Kawhi Leonard trade front, the San Antonio Spurs may have just gained an additional bargaining chip in getting their unhappy star forward to stay. Besides the departure of Tony Parker (the purportedly quote source of the straw..." July 16

  • Spurs’ pick Chimezie Metu to miss time with fractured wrist

    San Antonio Express-News "After an examination Saturday, the Spurs medical staff downgraded second-round pick Chimezie Metu’s left wrist injury from a sprain to a fracture, a league source said Saturday. Metu was injured late in the Spurs’ 95-90 win over Washington on July 8 at the Las Vegas Summer..." July 16

  • 76ers playing waiting game with Spurs and Kawhi Leonard

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers are still interested in acquiring disgruntled forward Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs, but the Sixers are currently playing the waiting game with San Antonio and operating under the assumption that the asking price for Leonard will drop as the 2018-19 NBA season..." July 15

  • Sixers are now the favorites to land superstar Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "Over the last several weeks, the trade chatter around San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has continued to remain the prominent topic of discussion around the league. There have been several teams in on the mix for Leonard, but it has seen a lack of movement in..." July 14

  • Lakers Have Not ‘Shown A Sense Of Urgency’ For Kawhi Leonard Trade

    Lakers Nation "The Los Angeles Lakers have found themselves in the middle of a number of rumors this offseason, but perhaps the more intriguing one involves San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard. With tensions between Leonard and the Spurs reaching irreconcilable levels, the belief is that a trade..." July 13

  • Kawhi still wants to go to Lakers, doesn’t want to be rented for 1 season

    Clutch Points "Kawhi Leonard’s future destination remains the biggest enigma in the NBA world, but according to former NFL-wideout-turned-analyst Cris Carter, not much has changed coming from his side. “Nothing’s changed from Kawhi’s side,” said Carter on Fox Sports..." July 13

  • Why the Raptors should take a run at Kawhi Leonard

    Toronto Star "Could this be the summer that Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and general manager Bobby Webster make what would be the boldest personnel move of their tenures atop the National Basketball Association franchise’s pecking order? We are, of course, talking about..." July 13

  • NBA Teams With 2018/19 Cap Room Remaining

    Hoops Rumors "Last Wednesday, we noted that only three NBA teams still had significant cap room available. Depending on your definition of “significant,” that’s still the case. One of those three teams – the Kings – made a player for another’s..." July 12

  • Raptors are now co-favorites to acquire Kawhi Leonard

    USA Today "You want NBA offseason tea leaves to read? You got ’em. Notice anything here? (Yeah, I know — the headline gave it away.)

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  • Warriors, Spurs, Grizzlies, Nets, Pacers interested in Rodney Stuckey

    Clutch Points "As many as five teams have sent representatives to watch guard Rodney Stuckey put out an individual workout in Las Vegas, according to international reporter David Pick. The Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Memphis Grizzlies, Brooklyn Nets, and..." July 12

  • History Shows the Lakers' Plan to Crack the Warriors' Code May Work with Kawhi Leonard

    The Big Lead "Everyone in the NBA is trying to solve the mystery of how to beat the Golden State Warriors. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka opened up on how his team is going about it. According to history, LA’s approach may work if a Kawhi Leonard-caliber player is added to the..." July 12

  • Spurs Sign First-Rounder Lonnie Walker

    NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard Lonnie Walker IV. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Walker IV, 6-5/205, was selected by the Spurs in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft (18th overall). Currently playing with San Antonio in..." July 11

  • Jimmy Butler hinting he wants to be traded to Spurs?

    Larry Brown Sports "Jimmy Butler is reportedly unhappy with his current situation with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kawhi Leonard is most certainly unhappy with his situation with the San Antonio Spurs. Does that mean the two teams should look into swapping star players? If social media activity is any..." July 11

  • Report: 76ers haven't offered Markelle Fultz for Kawhi Leonard trade

    Sportsnaut "The NBA world is eager to hear news on Kawhi Leonard’s future, but the Philadelphia 76ers’ desire to keep Markelle Fultz could be part of what’s keeping things quiet. ESPN’s Zach Lowe reports Philadelphia has yet to offer Fultz in a potential trade,..." July 11

  • Philadelphia as Landing Zone for Pau Gasol makes sense

    Get More Sports "Pau Gasol is currently under contract with the San Antonio Spurs. If what I am hearing comes to fruition, that contract will be relocated to Philadelphia and the 7-foot Spaniard will be teaming up with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons next season. When you are having simultaneous..." July 11

  • Report: NBA teams skeptical about Kawhi's health

    247 Sports "Potential suitors of disgruntled San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard have some lingering concerns about his long-term health, according to Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report.  Reservations about Leonard's health along with his long-term commitment to any city outside of..." July 11

  • Adam Silver Says NBA Free Agency Will Be Moved to Earlier Time Next Summer

    Bleacher Report "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is apparently aware his league's offseason generates plenty of buzz and is ready to move up the start of free agency accordingly. According to Sam Amick of USA Today, Silver said the start of free agency will be earlier than..." July 11

  • Move to eliminate NBA one-and-done rule gaining momentum, commissioner Adam Silver says

    USA Today "The NBA’s one-and-done rule is unofficially done. Commissioner Adam Silver made it clear on Tuesday that there is growing support for a change that would allow players to enter the league at the age of 18 rather than require them to play one year of college basketball – or..." July 11

  • Spurs To Re-Sign Bryn Forbes

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs are finalizing a deal to bring back restricted free agent guard Bryn Forbes for next season, reports Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (Twitter links). According to Charania, Forbes will sign a new two-year contract with San Antonio. Forbes, who will..." July 10

  • USA Basketball is Going to Get Awkward: Gregg Popovich is Coaching, Kawhi Leonard is on the Roster

    The Big Lead "The USA Basketball team is meeting in Las Vegas later this month for a 2-day minicamp, and things are going to be very awkward, because Gregg Popovich is coaching the team, Kawhi Leonard is on the roster, and so are players from the Lakers, Celtics and Rockets, three teams that could use the..." July 10

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