The Warriors will continue to face the wrath of Kawhi Leonard.
The 2019 NBA Finals MVP reportedly has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Terms of the contract are unknown at the time.
Yahoo's Chris Haynes was first to report the news.
Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard will sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 6, 2019
And that's not it for the Clippers. The Thunder are trading All-Star Paul George to the Clippers for multiple NBA draft picks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday night.
Oklahoma City is trading All-Star Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-setting collection of draft choices, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 6, 2019
There's a new superteam in Los Angeles. Behind closed doors, Leonard reportedly was recruiting George to the Clippers. The former Pacers and Thunder star then requested a trade from Oklahoma City, Wojnarowski reported.
Kawhi Leonard has been recruiting Paul George to find a way to get to the Clippers and LA pulled it off tonight: George goes to the Clippers with Leonard, and together they walk into Staples Center to go head-to-head with LeBron James and Anthony Davis.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 6, 2019
After Leonard pushed George to find a way to get to the Clippers, Paul George approached the team and requested a trade, league sources tell ESPN. OKC was left with no choice and made the best out of a difficult situation, per sources.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 6, 2019
In return, the Thunder reportedly are receiving a massive haul of draft picks, along with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Danilo Gallinari from the Clippers.
The Clippers are sending the Thunder four unprotected first-round picks, one protected first-round pick and two pick swaps, league sources tell ESPN. Those picks go to OKC with Gallinari and SGA.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 6, 2019
More to come ...