Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio and apparently he's getting his wish.However, he's not too excited about where he's going.ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Haynes reported early Wednesday morning that the Spurs "are finalizing a deal [to send
The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors have been engaged in serious talks about a trade that featuring Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan, reports Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. Leonard has reportedly wanted out of San Antonio after an injury–plagued season, with his prefered destination being Los Angeles. The Lakers, Clippers, Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have been been discussed as possible trade partners with the Spurs.
Talk of the long-rumored possibility that the New England Revolution could build a stadium within Boston’s city limits got kicked up a notch late Monday in a video clip making the rounds of social media.
The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors are engaged in serious talks on a trade centered on Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan. The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors are engaged in serious talks on a trade centered around Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum had an excellent first season in the NBA. Here at PBT, we talked about how if the Celtics wanted to challenge in the East early on — especially without Gordon Hayward — they would need their young wing rotation to step
More than anything else, summer league helps teams get a better feel for their bench – a place where most summer leaguers will be if they are even on a roster at all. Semi Ojeleye, Guerschon Yabusele, and Jabari Bird were all reserves (or in the case of Bird, a two-way contract player), who are likely to have opportunities to play more prominent roles this season.
After a frantic first few days to open NBA free agency, chatter has started to calm down a bit around the league. Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is still looking to get out of San Antonio and there are plenty of teams lining up to make trades for the two-time Defensive Player of the Year, but the possibility of Leonard simply being a one-year rental is affecting the market. Restricted free agents Marcus Smart and Clint Capela are two of the biggest impact players still available on the market and veterans Dwyane Wade and Jamal Crawford are just some of the many other players still waiting on deals.
While a Kawhi-to-Boston trade has been one of the pundits' favorite hypotheticals, the Celtics have been unwilling to part with any core players in talks, according to ESPN. "Boston hasn't included five players, including Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Al Horford," the article writes.
The Boston Celtics transformation from contenders to pretenders and back again has drawn the praise of fans and rivals alike. "When you're designing a team, when you're thinking about the things you have to do from a coaching standpoint, when you're forward-thinking about matchups, how can you not think about the Boston Celtics?" Brown told the Boston Herald.
The Denver Nuggets officially signed point guard Isaiah Thomas to a one-year deal Monday reported to be worth $2 million. Thomas, 29, will join his sixth team as he enters his eighth NBA season. "It's not every day you have the chance to add a player with the talent and pedigree of Isaiah Thomas," said Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly.