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Kawhi Leonard doesn't directly mention Raptors in letter thanking Spurs

Kawhi Leonard released his first statement since the blockbuster trade that saw the Toronto Raptors land the star forward. Leonard — who submitted a letter to the San Antonio Express-News — thanked the Spurs organization, its fans and head coach Gregg Popovich. But the 27-year-old didn’t mention the Raptors in the letter, writing only that he was “looking forward to the ...

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Isaiah commends Kawhi for sitting out: 'He learned from my story'

If Isaiah Thomas could turn back the hands of time, he wouldn’t have pushed himself and his ailing hip during the Boston Celtics‘ 2016-17 postseason run and ultimately cost himself a massive payday this summer. Watching the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/4200" href="https://www.the… NBA | theScore

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Nurse says his 1st meeting with Kawhi 'could have gone forever'

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and it sounds like new Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse and the franchise’s monumental offseason acquisition got their relationship off to a positive start. As Nurse prepared to sit down with Kawhi Leonard last weekend, he headed into the meeting expecting the All-Star for… NBA | theScore

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Kawhi Leonard reportedly will not attend USA Basketball minicamp

Despite previous reports that Kawhi Leonard was expected to attend this week’s USA Basketball camp, ESPN’s Chris Haynes says the Raptors’ new small forward will not be in attendance. Leonard will reportedly spend the week preparing to transition to his new team. The minicamp begins on Wednesday and will feature practices at UNLV on Thursday and Friday. Thirty-five NBA players were invited to ...

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