Breaking News: Kawhi Leonard to sign with Clippers

The last major free agent domino has finally fallen. After much speculation, which at one point included aerially following SUV’s thought to contain Leopard he has finally made a decision regarding where he will be playing next year and that will be with the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Leonard will sign with the Clippers. It will be a four year, $142 million maximum contract. Kawhi had been linked with the ballclub at several points throughout this past season. After helping the Toronto Raptors win…

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Could KD and Kawhi be discussing teaming up?

The NBA’s second season is gearing up to begin Sunday and with some of the big names that will be available, could result in a power shift within the league. Apparently two of the most prominent names in the upcoming free agent bonanza, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing possible scenarios that could include the two playing together according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. If this were to happen then the two would obviously have to sign with the same team and there are two teams…

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KD’s Achilles injuries proves why Kawhi Leonard was right last season

When Kevin Durant went down in Game 5 in a 6’11” heap it did not look good. While I have no rooting interest in these NBA Finals, I just want to see a good series that everyone plays well, makes it through healthy and is marred from controversy. It appears that I will not get all I asked for out of this series.  Down 3-1, it was really no surprise that Kevin Durant played in Game 5, however seeing him go down brings up a lot of questions, the most…

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2019 NBA Finals Game 3 Recap

Stephen Curry’s playoff career-high 47 points were not enough to power the short handed Golden State Warriors over the Toronto Raptors. Kawhi Leonard has 30 points , but Kyle Lowry chipped in with 23 points and 9 assists. Danny Green continued to shoot the basketball well, knocking down six threes for his 18 points, while Serge Ibaka channeled OKC Iblaka and came up with key blocked shots and made a critical and-one late in the game that completely put the game away. Top Performances Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 47 8…

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Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over logo

Kawhi Leonard and Jordan Brand parted ways back in 2018. He subsequently signed an endorsement deal with the Boston Massachusetts based company. I’m sure he thought his dealings with Nike and Jordan Brand were done, at least for the foreseeable future but that is not the case they will be seeing each other again- in court.  According the Portland Business Journal’s Matthew Kish, Leonard is suing Nike. The federal lawsuit claims that the Beaverton, Oregon based athletic company they copyrighted his logo without his consent.  The nine page lawsuit, filed…

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May 30, 2019 NBA Finals Preview

The NBA Finals tips off tonight in Toronto at 9:00 p.m. EST. The defending champion Golden State Warriors head into their fifth consecutive Finals, while this is the first ever appearance for the Toronto Raptors. The Warriors enter this game, and potentially the series without the service of both Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins. Durant suffered a strain calf in game 5 of the Western Conference semis against the Houston Rockets, while Cousins has been out since the first round against the Los Angeles Clippers. Today’s Game (all times EST)…

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May 19, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. MIL 36 9 5   12-13 ft George HillMIL @ TOR 24 7 2   2 stl Marc GasolTOR vs. MIL 16 12 7   5 blk Pascal SiakamTOR vs. MIL 25 11 1   3 stl Brook LopezMIL @ TOR 16 6 1   2 stl Norman PowellTOR vs. MIL 19 4 3    Malcolm BrogdonMIL @ TOR 20 5 1   2 stl Kyle LowryTOR vs. MIL 11 4 5    Pat ConnaughtonMIL @ TOR 8 3 2    G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ TOR 12 23 7   4 blk Yesterday’s…

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May 12, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Big Performances from CJ McCollum and Kawhi Leonard, including a ridiculous game winner from Kawhi, powered their teams to victory and on to the conference finals. CJ McCollumPOR @ DEN 37 9 1 Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. PHI 41 8 3 3 stl Nikola JokicDEN vs. POR 29 13 2 4 blk Serge IbakaTOR vs. PHI 17 8 3 J.J. RedickPHI @ TOR 17 4 3 Joel EmbiidPHI @ TOR 21 11 4 3 blk Evan TurnerPOR @ DEN 14 7 2 Ben SimmonsPHI @ TOR 13 8 5…

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New Balance Special Edition Kawhi 2-Way Pack to release tonight

New Balance will be releasing a special edition two sneaker pack for the face of their basketball space, Mr. Kawhi Leonard. The nbhoops instagram account teased the pack both in their story and on their feed. The pack will feature the OMN1S and a 997. The OMN1S appears to feature a upper that features black and blue. There are some gold accents by way of the lacing system. We can see a white midsole and a clear translucent outsole. The 997, from what can be seen, features a black leather…

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