But new reports continue to emerge from this summer's free agency with insiders claiming Kawhi recruited Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, respectively, to team up. Injuries have limited him to 44 games over the last two seasons. However, he also was without a teammate of Davis' stature, with a midseason effort to acquire the Lakers' new addition coming up short.
Yes, he can indeed do all of that, as he showed during seven years in New Orleans, where he made the All-NBA first team three times and led the league in blocks per game three times while averaging 23.7 points.
This whole time we thought Leonard was out here walking with a limp and talking with a stutter when really he was calling the shots behind the scenes the whole time. Even though James and Davis likely won't play in all 82 games, they should be able to get wins when the other might be out. Laker fans were heavily invested in the young players and were hoping to see them improve, develop before flourishing in the purple and gold.
And Leonard made his decision to sign with the Clippers after the team swung the deal to land George, the source said. That $4 million was to add more money to player's contract that they wanted or to get another guy, then by all means I was willing to do that.
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With the Lakers also starting the campaign with a new head coach in Frank Vogel, there is a possibility the roster may take time to gel. So we have to learn from last season, because we didn't win a championship. He returns to the Lakers after averaging 9.2 points and 8.0 assists per game with Los Angeles past year.
"I've had a chance to play with him, play against him, compete and now compete with him", Green said.
It might not be forever: Both can become free agents in only two years. For LA Lakers, it seems, they know that they lack a well-rounded point guard.
LeBron James will not be able to give new National Basketball Association teammate Anthony Davis his Los Angeles Lakers number 23 jersey because Nike would not approve the move, according to multiple reports Friday.