Kawhi Leonard has reportedly made it clear he wants out of San Antonio. The Sixers, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics reportedly inquired about Leonard even before he expressed his desire to exit the Spurs. According to Las Vegas, Leonard may get the Hollywood ending he wanted all along.
Kyrie Irving joined The Bill Simmons Podcast to discuss a variety of topics, including his recovery from surgery and how Boston looks for next season. Regarding his injury, Irving talked about dealing with an infection in his surgically repaired knee. "I was leaving the games at halftime because I had eight-hour shifts of antibiotics I had to take for my infection," Irving said.
The Kawhi Leonard-to-Boston talk, which will intensify with news that Leonard wants out of San Antonio, has been going on for a while. Here's a look at some of what we've said on the subject:JUNE 13: Celtics made offer for Leonard at trade deadlineJUNE
Not that this is a big surprise to anyone, but . . .Kawhi Leonard wants out from the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 15, 2018 Leonard has grown uncomfortable with the Spurs and is ready for move, league
Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving is here to bring the 1990s back. As you may have heard, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving is coming out with a new movie, “Uncle Drew,” based on a series of Pepsi commercials in which he played basketball in old-man makeup. What you might not know is Irving recorded a track for the movie’s soundtrack that also has a throwback feel.
Kyrie Irving can choose to sign an extension with the Celtics now, sign with a different team in 2019, or re-sign with the Celtics in 2019. MORE ON KYRIEHere's why Celtics believe Kyrie Irving will stay in BostonKyrie Irving on Celtics future: "I love
If all three are taken in the first round, it would equal the number of international first-round picks selected in last year's draft. Multiple international players taken in the first round has been the case in eight of the last 10 drafts, with the exceptions being Kevin Seraphin (French Guiana, 17th overall selection by Chicago in 2010) and Evan Fournier (France, 20th overall selection by Denver in 2012) as the lone international players in their respective draft classes.
With Kyrie Irving refusing to commit to the Boston Celtics, should Danny Ainge think about moving the star point guard?
A lot has been made, and will continue to be made, about Kyrie Irving's vague response to questions about his long-term future with the Celtics. The star point guard said, "Contractually, financially, [an extension] just doesn't make any sense," when asked about potentially signing an extension with the Celtics this summer (Irving would make approximately $80 million more if he opted out of his contract and re-signed with the Celtics next summer). A lot has also been made, and will continue to be made, about Irving's vague response to questions about his opinion on the shape of the Earth.
Former NBA Finals MVP and Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce discusses the iconic Michael Jordan game winning shot to secure his sixth NBA Finals on the 20 year anniversary.