Sport Kawhi Leonard reportedly still wants to be a Laker, even after adding LeBron James

03:55  02 july  2018
03:55  02 july  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

LeBron reportedly 'calling players on other teams he wants to play with'

  LeBron reportedly 'calling players on other teams he wants to play with' James has reportedly already reached out to several prospective teammates, as he looks to build a roster around him.Mark Heisler of the Southern California News Group reports that James is already talking with some prospective teammates around the league. Heisler notes an Eastern Conference team's general manager said, “LeBron is doing what we does — calling players on other teams he wants to play with.

Kevork Djansezian/Getty The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly discussing a trade for Kawhi Leonard with the San Antonio Spurs, with the hopes that landing Leonard will get them LeBron James in free agency.

In the latest batch of LeBron James rumors, LeBron reportedly reached out to Kevin Durant about joining the Lakers , but one Cleveland.com reporter says other Cam also discusses Kawhi Leonard reaching out to LeBron James .

a man holding a basketball© Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Bombs away, LeBron James has signed a four-year deal to join the Lakers. Now, the next domino to fall is Kawhi Leonard and where he will go. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Kawhi Leonard still wants to be in Los Angeles after LeBron James has now signed.

Before free agency began, rumors were flying that Kawhi Leonard didn’t like the idea of playing with LeBron James, even if that means it was in Los Angeles. Now that the LeBron James signing has occured, the Lakers can now put all of their chips into a possible deal with the Spurs for Kawhi.

LeBron James averaged 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game in this final campaign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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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