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  • Apollo
    started a topic Everything Kawhi Leonard

    Everything Kawhi Leonard

    Wow. Thoughts?
    The Toronto Raptors are finalizing a deal to acquire San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in a trade package that includes All-Star DeMar DeRozan, league sources told ESPN.
    https://www.slamonline.com/nba/spurs...demar-derozan/

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    NBA.com highlights of Kawhi this season.


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  • Mitchell Duong
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    octothorp wrote: View Post
    Something that I've been thinking about watching Western Conference playoffs...
    Suppose load management is one of Kawhi's priorities for future years as well. He wants a team that can rest him 20 games a season and still be set up for a strong playoff run. Raptors can give him as many load management games as he wants. Can any WC team (particularly the Lakers or Clippers) promise him that they can rest him when he wants, weather other injuries to key players, and still coast to a good playoff seed? While the top level competition is similar in the conferences, threshold to make the playoffs is much tougher in the West.
    Unless Kawhi has a medical reason, I don't think the league will allow him to sit out 20 games a year. They DO NOT like when teams rest stars. They threatened Pelicans with fines if they didn't play AD. If Kawhi sits out games and plays amazing in the playoffs, the pressure will be on other organizations to do the same thing. We already have players talking about how the regular season doesn't matter. The league doesn't want them to make a mockery of it.

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  • inthepaint
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    octothorp wrote: View Post
    Something that I've been thinking about watching Western Conference playoffs...
    Suppose load management is one of Kawhi's priorities for future years as well. He wants a team that can rest him 20 games a season and still be set up for a strong playoff run. Raptors can give him as many load management games as he wants. Can any WC team (particularly the Lakers or Clippers) promise him that they can rest him when he wants, weather other injuries to key players, and still coast to a good playoff seed? While the top level competition is similar in the conferences, threshold to make the playoffs is much tougher in the West.
    I think he'll stay, but if he ends up going, it'll be hard to fault the team for it. They seem to be doing everything right to create the best possible situation for him.

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  • Rudy Bargnani
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    Scraptor wrote: View Post

    But for how long can we rest him 20 games a season and still coast to a good playoff seed? Kyle and Marc are getting old. Norm and Fred haven't exactly set the world on fire this year. OG had a rough year. Pascal is the only unconditional stud.

    I don't think it's necessarily an outright advantage. But I think we did earn points with him this year by showing that we are flexible and accommodating to his needs.
    Right but once they get old Giannis comes and saves the day. No big deal.

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  • Scraptor
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    octothorp wrote: View Post
    Something that I've been thinking about watching Western Conference playoffs...
    Suppose load management is one of Kawhi's priorities for future years as well. He wants a team that can rest him 20 games a season and still be set up for a strong playoff run. Raptors can give him as many load management games as he wants. Can any WC team (particularly the Lakers or Clippers) promise him that they can rest him when he wants, weather other injuries to key players, and still coast to a good playoff seed? While the top level competition is similar in the conferences, threshold to make the playoffs is much tougher in the West.
    But for how long can we rest him 20 games a season and still coast to a good playoff seed? Kyle and Marc are getting old. Norm and Fred haven't exactly set the world on fire this year. OG had a rough year. Pascal is the only unconditional stud.

    I don't think it's necessarily an outright advantage. But I think we did earn points with him this year by showing that we are flexible and accommodating to his needs.

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  • octothorp
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    Something that I've been thinking about watching Western Conference playoffs...
    Suppose load management is one of Kawhi's priorities for future years as well. He wants a team that can rest him 20 games a season and still be set up for a strong playoff run. Raptors can give him as many load management games as he wants. Can any WC team (particularly the Lakers or Clippers) promise him that they can rest him when he wants, weather other injuries to key players, and still coast to a good playoff seed? While the top level competition is similar in the conferences, threshold to make the playoffs is much tougher in the West.

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  • Hotshot
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    golden wrote: View Post

    Now you add LA into the mix + a dash of Lebron and you've got healthy set eyeballs.
    Black Mamba lowkey recruiter...

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  • golden
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    The Great One wrote: View Post
    First Take talking about why Kawhi would sign with the Clippers and not with the Lakers.
    It's pretty hilarious, because Windhorst never said he thinks Kawhi wants to play on the west coast. What Windhorst said was: "A lot of people in the NBA think Kawhi wants to play on the west coast." That's nothing new.

    https://www.tsn.ca/nba/video/windhor...-coast~1663445

    Now First Take is running with Windhorst's "quote", which is actually a mis-quote. lol. This feels a lot like when the Kawhi trade itself was going down. Like Bill Simmons figured out, Raptors news generates a ton of on-line clicks. Now you add LA into the mix + a dash of Lebron and you've got a healthy set of eyeballs.


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  • GOLDBLUM
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    The Great One wrote: View Post
    First Take talking about why Kawhi would sign with the Clippers and not with the Lakers.
    They gon be upset when they see the last take.

    Aka... He stay.

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  • The Great One
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    First Take talking about why Kawhi would sign with the Clippers and not with the Lakers.

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  • Apollo
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    golden wrote: View Post

    Cris Carter said this.... 1 day before the Kawhi trade:



    In defense of Cris Carter, he also did not predict that Kawhi would eat beef penis on MaFuzzy's cooking show..... and then tell Serge that he had a great time.
    The funniest part about after the trade was Cris appeared irritated that the Raptors traded for him. Probably because he was outed as full of shit. He then said Kawhi wouldn't report because his camp told him. Kawhi then reported. He then said Kawhi wouldn't re-sign because his camp told him. If Kawhi does re-sign then he'll have no choice but to conclude Kawhi is a totally overrated player in every opportunity.

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  • golden
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    Apollo wrote: View Post

    Cris Carter said he was talking to Kawhi's camp immediately after the trade and he wasn't likely to even show up. You must take this all with a grain of salt. How does one define "Kawhi's camp", where does it end? Is it Kawhi's aunt's friend's dentist's cousin?
    Cris Carter said this.... 1 day before the Kawhi trade:

    We're now in mid-July and Kawhi Leonard is still a San Antonio Spur. Many expected him to be traded by now, but it hasn't happened.

    There aren't many teams that will be able to make a Kawhi trade work at this point, but the Toronto Raptors appear to be one of them. They have a veteran star in DeMar DeRozan who could go to San Antonio in return, plus they have cap space and some young pieces to put around Leonard, even if it is only for a year before he becomes a free agent.

    However, FS1's Cris Carter is adamant that Leonard will not go North of the border. He's close to Kawhi, and said this morning on First Things First that it won't happen.

    I'll let you know; he's not going to Toronto, Carter said. I have warned people.
    In defense of Cris Carter, he also did not predict that Kawhi would eat beef penis on MaFuzzy's cooking show..... and then tell Serge that he had a great time.

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  • TheWaterboy
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    When reading what the US-based press writes, you need to remember two things:

    * The US-based press is writing in the absence of reliable information on what Kawhi will do (because nobody has that right now), and therefore is reduced to writing informed speculation. Because there is no actual news to present, the US-based press is incentivized to write the informed speculation which is the most interesting to its readers, and that will in general be Kawhi leaving.

    * The only visible action in regards to Kawhi is the Clippers basically doing everything they can short of actual tampering to recruit Kawhi, *and* telling everyone that they are confident they will bring Kawhi in during free agency. This means all of the reportable information is about the Clippers' recruitment of Kawhi, and all of the information from "sources" (which will be Clippers sources) will suggest that he's leaving.

    The bottom line is that the US-based press's speculation is no more informed than ours is - it's just more widespread. (Interestingly, the Canada-based press has generally resisted the temptation to speculate on this; kudos to them.)

    My personal opinion in regards to the Clippers is that their efforts to woo Kawhi would be effective for a Durant or even a Lebron, but they don't understand Kawhi well enough to really woo Kawhi effectively, and that it's too late for them to compensate for at least some of those shortcomings in their plan, but my opinion on this is every bit as much speculation as Stephen A's would be.
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