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Grizzly Bear Blues 57 mins ago
When free agency never ends

When free agency never ends

Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports How a flawed CBA and player empowerment can make the process of drafting superstars feel futile I can’t tell you how every small-market fan felt after Paul George was traded to the Clippers, but I can tell you how I felt. Obviously, the first twenty minutes were pure, unadulterated shock. Paul George just finished third in MVP voting, with 3 years left on his contract, and still requested and received a trade to the Clippers to team with the reigning, defending, Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard. And unlike most transactions in the NBA, this was a complete...
Inquisitr Jul 19, 2019
‘ESPN’ Insider Reveals ‘Complaints’ He Heard From Lakers And Raptors After Kawhi Leonard Signed With Clippers

‘ESPN’ Insider Reveals ‘Complaints’ He Heard From Lakers And Raptors After Kawhi Leonard Signed With Clippers

After helping the Toronto Raptors win their first NBA championship title and being named as the Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard became one of the most coveted superstars in the 2019 NBA free agency. Though he didn’t rule out re-signing with the Raptors, Leonard also decided to give his two hometown teams – the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers – the opportunity to make their free agency pitch. After days of thinking and analyzing where he should play next, Leonard ended up signing a three-year, $103 million contract with the Clippers, who also acquired Paul George in a...
ClutchPoints 20 hours ago
Skip Bayless details meeting Kawhi Leonard’s Uncle Dennis at Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman

Skip Bayless details meeting Kawhi Leonard’s Uncle Dennis at Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman

FS1 commentator Skip Bayless shared a short story of meeting Kawhi Leonard’s infamous Uncle Dennis at the WBA welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman. While Pacquiao won a split decision against Thurman, Bayless, sitting ringside, was approached by Leonard’s relative. “His name is Kawhi Leonard,” Dennis Robertson told Bayless at the fight, […] The post Skip Bayless details meeting Kawhi Leonard’s Uncle Dennis at Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 19, 2019
Kawhi Leonard helped recruit JaMychal Green back to Clippers

Kawhi Leonard helped recruit JaMychal Green back to Clippers

Apparently, Paul George was not the only player that Kawhi Leonard successfully recruited to the Los Angeles Clippers. According to NBA insider Shams Charania, Leonard also personally pitched forward JaMychal Green, who officially re-signed with the Clippers on Thursday: “I’m told Leonard has been steadfast in his recruitment of players this summer, not only pitching […] The post Kawhi Leonard helped recruit JaMychal Green back to Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 20, 2019
Lakers’ Danny Green excited for potential rivalry with Kawhi Leonard, Clippers

Lakers’ Danny Green excited for potential rivalry with Kawhi Leonard, Clippers

For the first time in his career, Danny Green will be playing against his long-time teammate Kawhi Leonard. Green was one of the players who waited for Leonard’s free agency decision, and when it was made official that the reigning Finals MVP was joining the Los Angeles Clippers, the veteran forward then announced that he […] The post Lakers’ Danny Green excited for potential rivalry with Kawhi Leonard, Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 23 hours ago
With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet

With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet

Kawhi Leonard’s coup of getting the Los Angeles Clippers to trade for Paul George to join him shook the NBA landscape. The Houston Rockets trade for Russell Westbrook further shook it. In the course of a couple of weeks, the NBA looked completely different but was now deeper than it has been in years. But […] The post With the NBA back in balance, let’s not write off the Golden State Warriors just yet appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 18, 2019
Can Pascal Siakam become the superstar the Toronto Raptors need now that Kawhi Leonard is gone?

Can Pascal Siakam become the superstar the Toronto Raptors need now that Kawhi Leonard is gone?

Kawhi Leonard’s tenure in Toronto came to an abrupt end when the two-time NBA Finals MVP defected to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Raptors need a new player to spearhead the franchise. The defending champion Raptors are counting on Pascal Siakam, the league’s Most Improved Player of the 2018-19 season, to become the centerpiece of […] The post Can Pascal Siakam become the superstar the Toronto Raptors need now that Kawhi Leonard is gone? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 18, 2019
Clippers to introduce Kawhi Leonard, Paul George on July 24th

Clippers to introduce Kawhi Leonard, Paul George on July 24th

The Los Angeles Clippers will officially introduce star forwards Kawhi Leonard and Paul George on July 24th. Head Clippers personnel will be in attendance for the big reveal: The #Clippers will host a press conference to officially welcome both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George on Wednesday, July 24th at 12pm. Governor Steve Ballmer, President Lawrence […] The post Clippers to introduce Kawhi Leonard, Paul George on July 24th appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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