Toronto has reached agreement in principle to acquire San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard for package that includes DeMar DeRozan, league sources tell ESPN. Trade is larger on both sides, and players are still being informed of their inclusion in the deal. Trade call with league today.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 18, 2018
The Kawhi Leonard saga is over, he’s finally been dealt and is now a Toronto Raptor. Bolstering the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference.
There’s only one problem is, no one told that team in Toronto how to build a super team because they dealt their best player in Demar DeRozen as part of the deal. So what seems to be a big move for the Raptors really is just a lateral move. This is like rule #1 in the book of building super teams. Not to mention, Leonard has zero desire to play in Toronto:
Kawhi Leonard has no desire to play in Toronto, league source tells ESPN.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 18, 2018
So Toronto just traded for a guy that has zero desire to play for them and most certainly won’t re-sign with them. Way to go Canada. Celtics still own the East.