Offbeat Raptors now co-favorites to acquire Kawhi Leonard

01:47  13 july  2018
01:47  13 july  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Report: Spurs continue to ‘raise the ante’ in Leonard trade talks

  Report: Spurs continue to ‘raise the ante’ in Leonard trade talks The Philadelphia 76ers are among the teams that are interested in acquiring Kawhi Leonard via trade, but the star forward likely isn’t going anywhere until the San Antonio Spurs place a more realistic price tag on him. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that the Sixers have been in talks with the Spurs and are confident they could convince Leonard to sign an extension, but the Spurs “keep trying to raise the ante” for Leonard by claiming another team is offering more.

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However, Bontemps noted that the Toronto Raptors have also been “[generating] buzz” as a team that could acquire Kawhi Leonard via trade in the days or weeks to come. NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Could Now Have Inside Track On Kawhi Leonard .

You want NBA offseason tea leaves to read? You got 'em.

Notice anything here? (Yeah, I know - the headline gave it away.)

Hmmmm. The Toronto Raptors are co-favorites to have Kawhi Leonard on their roster by next season.

REPORT: Raptors in the ‘Driver’s Seat’ for Kawhi Leonard; Lakers and 76ers May Have ‘Given Up’

  REPORT: Raptors in the ‘Driver’s Seat’ for Kawhi Leonard; Lakers and 76ers May Have ‘Given Up’ Kawhi update.

Kawhi Leonard trade rumors to the Toronto Raptors have heated up thanks, in part, to Vegas. According to OddsShark, the Raptors are now tied with the Spurs as the favorites to have Leonard playing on their team next season.

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This could mean a few things:

1. Nothing.

2. The talk of Leonard to the Raptors as a possibility sent bettors to their betting establishments and drove up his odds.

3. Oddsmakers know something we don't.

Who knows? What I do know is if the San Antonio Spurs are trying to get the best return for the reportedly disgruntled Leonard, the Raps would be a good choice - they might get back DeMar DeRozan and a young player or two like OG Anunoby or Delon Wright, and maybe picks, too.

Of course, this is the Paul George scenario all over again - do the Raptors pull off a move like that in the hopes they can convince Leonard to stay long-term?

This is all speculation. For now, all you can say is the Raps make an intriguing trading partner with the Spurs … and the odds seem to say the same.

Sixers, Celtics reportedly unwilling to include young stars in Kawhi Leonard deal

  Sixers, Celtics reportedly unwilling to include young stars in Kawhi Leonard deal It’s extremely possible that the San Antonio Spurs’ asking price for Kawhi Leonard is not currently aligning with reality. It’s extremely possible that the San Antonio Spurs’ asking price for Kawhi Leonard is not currently aligning with reality. We previously reported that San Antonio was asking for a ridiculous bounty from the Los Angeles Lakers for Leonard.

The seven best Kawhi Leonard trades we'd like to see. play. Can Kawhi regain his dominance? Raptors get: Kahwi Leonard and Rudy Gay. Spurs get: DeMar DeRozan, OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam. Note: Get the full list of Raptors trades here.

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Report: Kawhi Leonard more open to Clippers with LeBron James on Lakers .
Leonard reportedly not interested in Celtics, maybe open to 76ersWhen ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said he heard Kawhi Leonard was more reluctant to join the Lakers with LeBron James there, I was skeptical.

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