KAWHI LEONARD SIGNS WITH THE LA CLIPPERS – RICH TV LIVE – JULY 6, 2019 – A person familiar with the negotiations says the Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks.

Hey guys this is rich to mississippi live and i want to talk to you about the breaking news that broke last night that actually broke to you guys first it’s unbelievable and i’m just hearing more and more news come out about this so kawhi leonard with the one and done in toronto gets traded to toronto for demar derozan wins an nba championship and an mvp in the

Process and then apparently it was actually really close believe it or not toronto almost had kawhi leonard and paul george this is breaking that toronto almost had quite leonard and paul george they almost had them both but they were putting together a package that included pascal siakam and a few other players draft picks and they just couldn’t get it done the

Clippers ultimately got it done by giving away like four years of first-round draft picks and a couple players i mean it’s pretty crazy what they gave up but i guess you got to give something to get something now they’ve got two of the best players in the nba on the same team paul george and kawhi leonard and it’s breaking news it’s literally everywhere today see

If i can find the report here it’s crazy so toronto now is gutted toronto lost kawhi leonard and they lost paul george so it’s pretty crazy it’s pretty crazy it’s breaking news the news is trending the la clippers this is from adrienne wood neurosky the la clippers are making a blockbuster trade for oklahoma city forward paul george clearing the path for free

Agent kawhi leonard to sign with the clippers a four-year 141 million dollar contract leaked sources told espn in an 11th hour move to keep leonard from partnering with lebron james and anthony davis on the los angeles lakers the clippers are trading for future unprotected first-round picks one protective first-round pick and to pick swaps to the thunder to get

George lee sources said the clippers are sending oklahoma city their unprotected 2020 to pick 2024 pick 20 26 fix their unprotected 2021 and protected 2023 first-round picks via miami and the rights the swamp picks with the clippers in 2023 and 2025 said league sources wow the clippers are also sending point guard shea gilja’s alexander and denis logan allari to

The thunder in the deal leaked sources said george and leonard wanted to play together and george and his agent aaron mintz approached thunder general manager sam presti in recent days and requested a trade leak sources said leonard wanted to walk into a championship contender and he believed george was the co-star he wanted by his side george can miss the first few

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Weeks weeks of the season as he recovers from shoulder surgery league sources told espn’s ramona shelburne with friday night’s additions staples center appears to be the most starey arena in the nba leonard and george versus james and davis leonard had held meetings with three teams he planned to sit down with in free agency sources said he met with the clippers

Lakers and raptors over the past week with toronto receiving the final meaning leaked sources said leonard’s camp essentially tried to buy time skiing the lakers as late as 9 p.m. pacific time midnight easter on friday to delay the consumption of the davis trade until as late as sunday sources close to the situation toll shelburne no reason was given for the delay

By leonard’s camp except that the lakers should do it if they still wanted leonard to consider him wow the crazy parties have been reading about this and the raptors almost got leonard and paul george could you imagine if the raptors got leonard and paul george as fears mounted that the los angeles lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented big

Three the la clipper clippers made a blockbuster trade for oklahoma city’s paul george and cleared the path for free agent kawhi leonard to sign a four-year 141 million contract with the clippers league sources told the espn the clippers became the last line of defense for the balance of power in the nba never mind the franchise’s own future the clippers had come

To believe that without a deal for george leonard was preparing to sign with the lakers and sign and create a staple center partnership with lebron james and anthony davis had leonard joined the lakers they would have been overwhelming titled favorites and it perhaps would have thrust the clippers back into franchise’s dark ages now the clippers are in western

Conference contention shoulder to shoulder with the lakers as well as the denver nuggets houston rockets portland trail blazers and utah jazz george and leonard wanted to play together and george and his agent see a a z’ aron mintz approached thunder general manager sam presti in recent days and requested a trade leak sources said leonard’s message to clippers

Owner steve ballmer and president of basketball operations lawrence frank was essentially this get george and you’ll get me jose de miranda says the lakers needed to find a good point guard yeah it looks as though the lakers were close the raptors are close and the clippers are close the raptors almost picked up paul george and kauai that would have been epic

Before free agency started the clippers knew they needed a second star to laurel leonard but had no idea whom he wanted the clippers inquired on deals for washington’s bradley beal and new orleans drew holiday but those guards weren’t available in trades eventually leonard made his intentions known to the clippers paul george to leonard the cost was immaterial he

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Wanted to walk into a championship contender and believe george represented the co-star that he needed to come back james and davis sources said leonard wanted to play for doc rivers a coach with whom he could feel a kinship that he felt was similar to his relationship with toronto raptors president messiah jury sources said in the end presley made the best of an

Impossible situation despite two years left on george’s deal he didn’t want to trade the man hanging over his franchise still he’d never he’d have more leverage to trade george than he did late friday night when there were no limits to the clippers desperation to land george and leonard in one dramatic swoop yeah they gave away a ton in a wild night of negotiations

Presley leveraged the clippers and raptors off each other preying on the uncertainties of what the other might be willing to give oklahoma city for the chance to secure leonard and george and perhaps the inside track on a championship clippers leadership ballmer frank and general manager michael will winter harbor fears that presley was close to striking a deal

With toronto and would have delivered george to the nba champions sources said hall toronto was this close to picking up paul george and kawhi leonard ha had presley been able to strike a deal for george with the raptors and leonard was willing to stay george was believed to be willing to join the raptors two sources said presley had been willing to pursue a

Package of wessel wow russell westbrook and george – the raptors oh could you imagine russell westbrook paul george and kawhi leonard to the raptors but no talks ever gain traction sources said your jury in the raptors gm bobby webster had no ability nor increment inclination to counter the clippers offer with a multitude of first-round picks in the middle of

The next decade leaked sources said the raptors cannot be looking at adding westbrook with four years and 171 million left on his deal and george to a team that leonard still might have parted ways with toronto extended itself as far as it could for leonard but you jury could never be sure that the thunder even wanted to do a deal with them and perhaps we’re just

Using the raptors to squeeze more other clippers very smartly jury you jury had delivered leonard everything that he wanted in a franchise leadership trust championship talent and a medical partnership that preserved and prepared his body what you jury couldn’t give leonard was out of his control geography weather and a chance to return to a southern california

Roots which i told everybody was the reason why i was leaving in the end the clippers reservoir of draft picks and young players cultivated in the blake griffin trade and built on in the flipping of tobias harris to philadelphia gave the thunder a return that the raptors couldn’t match in trade talks league sources said toronto’s pressure was unmistakable allowed

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George to get traded to the clippers and risk leonard walking into staples center arm and arm with george to take on james and davis this was high-stakes game playing out across the league friday night with the future balance of power hanging wow epic from the time that leonard demanded his trade in san antonio 2018 the clippers believed that they had to get him

Here was a top-five player with southern california roots whose personality maybe didn’t fit with the bright lights and scrutiny that comes with life as a laker the clippers would stood several significant obstacles on the way to a free agent commitment including leonard’s title with the raptors and lakers acquisition of davis when it was time to make a decision

On sacrificing the franchise’s long-term future with a historic haul of draft picks ballmer felt he had no choice leonard wanted george and the clippers paid an unprecedented price in assets in the minds of the clippers decision-makers they were delivering a massive return of assets to oklahoma city for george and leonard without george they were losing leonard

To the lakers sources said now staples center is the nba’s epicenter and the clippers can walk leonard and george into downtown los angeles and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with james and davis the wildest story on the wildest night of free agency wow i can’t believe that toronto was that close to picking up george and leonard left to know what you guys opinion is

That’s the entire breakdown of the move toronto raptors lose 2019 nba champion and nba mvp most valuable player of the 2019 playoffs kawhi leonard leaves the toronto raptors joins paul george in los angeles where the clippers are now one of the favorites to win the nba championships and the toronto raptors are now gutted not only did they lose kawhi leonard they

Also lost danny green who signed a two-year 30 million dollar contract to play with the la lakers thank you guys for watching if you like this video smash the like button share the video everywhere comment down below love to know what you think about this if you’re toronto fan how do you feel obviously i’m a toronto fan this is terrible news for drama fans if you

Are an la lakers fan how do you feel if you’re an la clippers fan how do you feel today love to know what you guys think this is rich for rich to be live and i’m out peace

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