Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said he was disappointed by Kawhi Leonard’s decision to leave the team but said he understood the superstar’s desire to return to his native California to join the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency.
With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George agreeing to join the Clippers on Friday and the Lakers signing power forward Anthony Davis on Saturday, Los Angeles has emerged as the biggest winner in one of the wildest free agency seasons in recent memory.
Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Players Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are talking about becoming teammates, according to multiple reports on the eve of the start of free agency.
Kawhi Leonard finished with 27 points and a career high 17 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors advanced to their first NBA final with a 100-94 win over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks.
DeRozan scores a game-high 28 points in his San Antonio debut, as the Spurs holds off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108.