Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still

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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#521 » by jimmy_smith » Sat Jul 6, 2019 7:49 am

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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#522 » by Shaud » Sat Jul 6, 2019 7:55 am

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ClipsFanSince98 wrote:ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on SportsCenter on Friday morning that Leonard, who can opt-out of his contract and become a free agent this offseason, is still leaning towards signing with the L.A. Clippers this summer and that the Raptors “still have a lot of work to do.”

“He came to Toronto, with the idea from San Antonio, this was a very fine one year way station and I’m sure exceeded his expectations how they managed him physically to be a Finals MVP again, to win a championship,” Wojnarowski said, as transcribed by Bleacher Report.

“But there was always the risk of him going back west. The L.A. Clippers are at the very top of that list, and I think the Raptors still have work to do between now and June 30 and the start of free agency to keep Kawhi Leonard in Toronto.”


https://thebiglead.com/2019/06/14/woj-raptors-still-have-a-lot-of-work-to-do-to-keep-kawhi-leonard/



Just like they said Paul George was leaving OKC last year, they are wrong here too. Kawhi has absolutely no reason to leave a team he just won a championship for franchise like clippers. Kawhi is most certainly staying in Toronto to go for repeat ..

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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#523 » by sackings916 » Sat Jul 6, 2019 7:59 am

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MikeM wrote:I'm a Raps fan but I don't get why he would go to the Clippers over the Lakers. If he goes to the Clippers, he has to pair with a star anyways just to make the playoffs. In that case, why not just play with AD and Lebron?

So he'll be ok sharing the ball with Jimmy Butler, for example, and finishing 4th but he wouldn't want to share it with Lebron and win it all?
If they get Kawhi and another top 10-15 guy and can bring Bev back they are a far more complete team than the Lakers top to bottom and 1-2 seed.

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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#524 » by GuyverX » Sat Jul 6, 2019 8:00 am

Yeah, I think the writing was on the wall for Toronto right after game 6. If the Raptors had serious work to do in wooing Kawhi after winning a title, I don't think they had much of a chance to begin with. Woj was right. Crazy.
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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#525 » by GreatWhiteStiff » Sat Jul 6, 2019 8:00 am

ClipsFanSince98 wrote:
MikeM wrote:I'm a Raps fan but I don't get why he would go to the Clippers over the Lakers. If he goes to the Clippers, he has to pair with a star anyways just to make the playoffs. In that case, why not just play with AD and Lebron?

So he'll be ok sharing the ball with Jimmy Butler, for example, and finishing 4th but he wouldn't want to share it with Lebron and win it all?
If they get Kawhi and another top 10-15 guy and can bring Bev back they are a far more complete team than the Lakers top to bottom and 1-2 seed.

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Re: Woj: Kawhi still leaning towards Clippers, Raptors have a lot of work to do still 

Post#526 » by FlatearthZorro » Sat Jul 6, 2019 8:01 am

RIPskaterdude wrote:Dont doubt Woj


Damn and people thought he was pushing a narrative there. He was saying the truth.
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