The Los Angeles Clippers gained the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes slightly below every week in the past. After buying and selling for Paul George, the Clippers confirmed they might do no matter it takes to land the reigning NBA Finals MVP.
Leonard determined Los Angeles was the place for him after flirting with the Clippers, Lakers and Raptors in free company.
The Lakers reportedly believed they had been the favourite for Kawhi, however considered one of Leonard’s teammates recommended the Lakers had been by no means within the hunt.
On a convention name with reviews, former Raptors guard Danny Inexperienced revealed Leonard’s true intentions.
In keeping with Inexperienced, Leonard solely really thought-about the Clippers and Raptors.
Danny Inexperienced simply advised reporters on a convention name that he believes it was between the Clippers and Raptors for Kawhi Leonard.
— Invoice Oram (@billoram) July 11, 2019
The NBA’s finest two-way participant signed a three-year cope with the Clippers. Preliminary reviews recommended he signed a four-year max deal, however he ultimately inked a two-plus-one cope with a participant choice.
Leonard can go away the Clippers in two years and enter free company in 2021. After acquiring his NBA veteran standing, Leonard will reportedly be eligible for a contract over $250 million for 5 years.
He’ll have the ability to enter free company with the likes of LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bradley Beal. Simply two years after teasing NBA followers in free company, he can achieve this but once more.