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Sport Report: Clippers putting together Leonard trade proposal

21:21  16 april  2018
21:21  16 april  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Report : Clippers putting together Leonard trade proposal .

In the event better proposals don't exist (they would), the Spurs might as well offer Leonard the five-year designated player extension for which he's eligible. He's not about to turn down that money after missing almost all of 2017-18, and they can always shop him later, just like the Los Angeles Clippers

Kawhi Leonard is expected to draw plenty of trade interest this summer.© Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Kawhi Leonard is expected to draw plenty of trade interest this summer.

There’s been a lot of chatter about how Kawhi Leonard could be traded this summer after his relationship with the San Antonio Spurs fell into disrepair this past season. We’ve recently heard a report indicating multiple teams are interested in trading for Leonard, and now one of those teams has been identified.

According to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports, the Los Angeles Clippers have already begun putting together a trade package for Leonard. Just in case.

“Landing Leonard — who grew up outside of Los Angeles in Moreno Valley, hails from San Diego State and is known to be a favorite of Clippers consultant Jerry West — would be well worth the hefty price it would take to get him. Maybe the Clippers offer their two first-round picks in this June’s draft, and whatever combination of other talent the Spurs want in return. And suddenly, they’re back in Western Conference contention again.”

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(Haynes reported that Leonard is in San Diego now.) But even if Leonard wants to play for the Lakers or Clippers , neither team can put together the The more teams that can become destinations, the higher the offers can realistically get. Here are seven made-up trade proposals that would represent

Report : This NBA Team’s Preparing A Trade For Kawhi Leonard . One of those teams is apparently the Los Angeles Clippers , who are reportedly putting together a trade package for the All-NBA forward.

Another team that has been suggested as a possible landing spot for Leonard is the Boston Celtics. However, Los Angeles would appear to be the more logical choice, just considering how much Boston already has invested in top players.

It’s been a long, strange trip for Leonard and the Spurs this season. He’s missed all but nine games dealing with an injury to his quad that has been a source of contention between himself and head coach Gregg Popovich. Now it’s been reported he won’t be available at all during the playoffs, regardless of how deep San Antonio might go.

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