What Should The San Antonio Spurs Do With Kawhi Leonard

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While Gregg Popovich's side are under no obligation to trade Leonard to his preferred destination as he has a year left on his current deal, an enticing offer from the Los Angeles franchise may tempt them into trading their best player. That, or like most things - stuff happens.

But the expectation is the Lakers, who have plenty of spending room under the National Basketball Association salary cap, will make a run at James and George and offer draft picks and players to San Antonio for Leonard.

There's a race to secure Leonard before James is faced with deciding whether to become a free agent on Friday, especially with concern that Oklahoma City's Paul George is no longer assured of signing with the Lakers, league sources said. As tonight displayed, of course not. On Thursday he told the Thunder he would not be opting in for the final year of his contract, making him an unrestricted free agent. For now, though, we wait. The Sixers are certainly in the running, and if they could land Leonard, possibly by parting with Dario Saric and Robert Covington as well as a future first-round pick to the Spurs, it's a risk.

The Cavaliers can offer James the most money under National Basketball Association rules, a five-year deal worth $209 million, and he could also sign a short-term deal. OKC isn't a genuine championship contender and won't be for a while. And per Wojnarowski's report, that was that with Leonard and the Spurs.

The San Antonio Spurs reportedly aren't in a hurry to trade Kawhi Leonard. That's the business side of the sport.

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Still, the Lakers continue to pester San Antonio about the former NBA Finals MVP.

The NBA offseason is about to heat up faster than a Volvo in the desert.

Leonard, who only played nine games this past season due to a right quadriceps injury, has reportedly said his relationship with the Spurs can not be repaired. Still, sending Leonard not only to a Western Conference foe but a rival as well will be a tough pill to swallow.

"If LeBron comes alone, it's the Lakers plus LeBron, plus cap space, plus good young players - someone else is going to come, it's just a matter of time", said Lowe.

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