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Offbeat Celtics made an offer for Kawhi Leonard before the Trade Deadline

17:35  13 june  2018
17:35  13 june  2018 Source:   sbnation.com

Report: Kawhi Leonard wants Spurs to trade him

  Report: Kawhi Leonard wants Spurs to trade him Kawhi Leonard is apparently unhappy with his situation in San Antonio, after all. Kawhi Leonard is apparently unhappy with his situation in San Antonio, after all.

With Kawhi Leonard apparently upset with the franchise, here is a way the Boston Celtics might trade for the star. A deal of this magnitude would unlikely be constructed before the trading deadline .

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Per Adrian Wojnarowski, the Boston Celtics sent the San Antonio Spurs a trade proposal before the trade deadline last February centering around injured forward Kawhi Leonard. The Spurs showed their interest level, or lack thereof, by turning down the offer and not making a counter proposal.

Leonard, coming off of a mysterious right quad injury, played just 9 games games for the Spurs this season after going down in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals last year against the Golden State Warriors. Leonard averaged 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals in his brief return in December before playing his last game on January 13th against the Denver Nuggets.

Here are 6 teams that could actually trade for Kawhi Leonard

  Here are 6 teams that could actually trade for Kawhi Leonard Leonard holds a lot of power in where he might go next. Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded from the San Antonio Spurs, according to multiple reports. The seven-year Spur has seen enough in a wildly tricky season that saw him suffer two injuries and an internal battle with management. The league’s most silent superstar has become the center of attention, and now he wants a new home.Finding a landing spot for Leonard is tricky for a multitude of reasons. He has full leverage in wherever he goes with just one season (and a player option) left on his contract.

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While Wojnarowski did not detail what the Celtics offer, it likely wasn’t anything close to their best trade package. The Spurs’ lack of a response, both in February and since then, indicates that they’re more focused on repairing the relationship between Kawhi Leonard and the organization than moving on quickly. Per Wojnarowski, indications are that Leonard is seeking the super-max contract that only the Spurs can offer next summer if Leonard either makes one of the All-NBA teams or wins either the MVP award or Defensive Player of the Year.

If the Spurs reconsider, the Celtics will definitely be at or near the top of their list of potential trade partners. Even though Boston has cashed in on a number of their vaunted assets already, the war chest is still full of available trade chips, between the 2019 Sacramento Kings pick and the number of talented young players, including Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Terry Rozier, who led the team to the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals. It’s unclear at this time how much the Celtics would be willing to actually offer in serious trade negotiations for Leonard.

Yes, the Celtics would be interested if Kawhi Leonard hits the market

  Yes, the Celtics would be interested if Kawhi Leonard hits the market The Celtics and Spurs have not engaged in any trade talks this spring involving disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard, but if Leonard does indeed become available, Boston is expected to express interest, according to a league source.  This is not out of the ordinary, of course. The Celtics have long insisted that they make calls whenever star players could be acquired, and often even when it is less clear whether they are on the market. According to reports Friday afternoon, Leonard would like to be traded from the Spurs this summer.

KAWHI LEONARD may well be made available for a trade by the San Antonio Spurs this summer but the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers shouldn’t put together a trade package for him. Kawhi Leonard could be available in a trade this summer.

If they can’t work out an extension, San Antonio will start to look at trades and the Celtics will surely make an offer .” NBA Trade Rumors: Spurs Might Start Entertaining Offers For Kawhi Leonard After 2018 Draft.

Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs are reportedly in the “healing stage” of their relationship, but until firm commitments are in place, trade speculation will continue. Leonard, a former Finals MVP and 2-time Defensive Player of the Year, is one of the premier players in the league. Whatever he and the Spurs decide will surely have an impact on the NBA ecosystem.

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Spurs still not convinced Kawhi Leonard relationship is irreparable? .
Kawhi Leonard’s departure seems to be a foregone conclusion to everyone at this point — except perhaps for the San Antonio Spurs. Appearing Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, ex-Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin spoke on Leonard’s situation and indicated that last week’s reports about the All-Star forward wanting out might not mean much.“San Antonio is not into media frenzy,” said Griffin. “Until they have a conversation with Kawhi Leonard and he looks Coach [Gregg] Popovich and [GM] RC Buford in the eye and says, ‘Guys, I want out,’ none of this means anything. It really doesn’t. It’s a lot of fun to talk about.

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