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SportsNBA rumors: Kawhi Leonard Could Make Free Agency Decision on Friday

15:45  05 july  2019
15:45  05 july  2019 Source:   si.com

Kawhi Leonard free agency rumors: Multiple teams interested in pairing star with Jimmy Butler

Kawhi Leonard free agency rumors: Multiple teams interested in pairing star with Jimmy Butler Multiple teams are exploring signing both stars this summer, according to a report from SNY.

• Kawhi Leonard could make a decision about where he wants to play on Friday . Many have named the Raptors as frontrunners. The latest NBA rumors & news include the latest update on Kawhi Leonard 's free agency decision plus potential DeMarcus Cousins destinations like the San

If Kawhi decides to join forces with LeBron James and Anthony Davis in L. A., the After nearly a week's worth of anticipation and anxiety amongst three franchises and their respective fanbases, Kawhi Leonard is expected to make his long-awaited free agency announcement on Friday .

NBA rumors: Kawhi Leonard Could Make Free Agency Decision on Friday© Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

The Fourth of July came and went with no major news on the Kawhi Leonard, but many speculate that a decision could come fairly soon.

Wherever the two-time NBA Finals MVP lands, it is bound to change the course of the league, with the Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers figured to be in the mix to sign Leonard.

Leonard has many options can can sign a lucrative deal to stay put, or he could sign a two-year deal with a player option and repeat this process all over again, where the crop of free agents isn't figured to be as strong as this year's.

Here is the latest roundup of news and rumors from around the league. For more coverage of free agency, check out The Crossover's Top 50 free-agent rankings, & our wide-sweeping primer and our burning questions for every team.

Kawhi Leonard Reportedly May Not Make Free Agency Decision For Next Few Days

Kawhi Leonard Reportedly May Not Make Free Agency Decision For Next Few Days For those of you NBA fans hoping for Kawhi Leonard to make a decision on the Fourth of July, we're here to tell you not to hold your breath. According to Jabari Young of The Athletic, Leonard is not expected to make a free agency decision until the next few days. The star forward and his representatives are looking over the options and will take their time before deciding on which team he will commit to. On the Kawhi front, told he’s not making a decision tonight and it may not be until the next few days. He and his reps are going through the process and taking their time before deciding the next move. No 2-year deals have been discussed.

Kawhi Leonard is the best NBA Free Agent left and both the Raptors and Lakers think they’ll land him. The Clippers, meanwhile, appear to be on the outside looking in. And once Leonard signs, Danny Green will make his decision . The latest NBA Free Agency rumors point toward Green joining up

Free - agent forward Kawhi Leonard has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Leonard taking his time to make an NBA -altering decision had some scouts attempting what so many others were doing — trying to read into Leonard ’s thought process.

• Kawhi Leonard could make a decision about where he wants to play on Friday. Many have named the Raptors as frontrunners. (Cris Carter, Fox Sports 1)

• The Memphis Grizzlies are exploring the trade market instead of a buyout for forward Andre Iguodala, who was traded from the Golden State Warriors. The Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks are among the teams with interest in Iguodala. (Tim MacMahon, ESPN.com)

• Amar'e Stoudemire and Monta Ellis having private workouts to attempt comeback bids. Ellis, 33 lsst played in the NBA in 2017, and while the 36 year-old Stoudemire last suited up in 2016. Jordan Schultz, ESPN.com)

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Report: Raptors' hopes of re-signing Leonard fading.
It seemed to be a foregone conclusion that Kawhi Leonard was going to return to Toronto. An impending free agent, that’s apparently no longer the case. According to Chris Broussard of Fox Sports, the chances of Toronto retaining Leonard in free agency are “fading.” The report mentions the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers as the two teams likely to sign Leonard. Hearing Raptors chances of keeping Kawhi are fading. A return to SoCal – either team – getting more and more likely.

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