And Elhassan believes the fact the Spurs have sent Leonard to the Raptors is a huge advantage in the Lakers' long-term strategy to acquire the 27-year-old. While this does not guarantee that Leonard will join the Lakers, it certainly takes the five-year super max out of the equation.
DeRozan clearly isn't happy. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich met with him in San Diego, but Leonard didn't budge from his position.
That means the Raptors are entering into this deal knowing that they could have given up DeRozan for someone who might not be in Toronto for long. I think he's going to be great. "Soon you'll understand. Don't disturb", DeRozan's authorized account stated.
Both teams announced the trade on their websites shortly after noon. It made no sense.
It is never easy getting dealt, especially when you're leaving the only team you have known.
DeRozan was named to the 2018 All-NBA Second Team after averaging 23.0 points, 5.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds in 33.9 minutes in 80 games last season with Toronto.
Of the San Antonio Spurs' Big Three, Tony Parker is the least outwardly changed by time. The Raptors locked down what they had, and if some things broke their way they just might be great.
Boston had the required assets but apparently wasn't willing to part with them.
It's useful, too, to recall that the two high points of Carter's time in Toronto might very well have been his win in the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest and the signing of his contract in the summer of 2001. His absence from the team became a point of consternation for Popovich and the Spurs, who didn't have the All-Star forward on the floor for the final five months of the season because of a quadriceps injury. Second-best record in the regular season a year ago, behind only Houston.
The France global quickly rose to prominence and helped Juve win four Serie A titles as well as the Coppa Italia on two occasions. He knew exactly when to keep it serious - and waited until after France won the World Cup to make jokes by poking fun at England.
Trump was greeted at the palace by May, whose government has been rocked by resignations from ongoing tumult over Brexit. But some 77 percent of Britons have an unfavorable view of Trump, according to a poll by YouGov with 1,648 respondents.
Modric starred as Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 in extra time in Moscow and set up a Sunday final against France . Writing on Twitter, he said: "Dear England - you have been incredible throughout this tournament.
Trump said he had advised May to take a different strategy on Brexit, telling the paper: "I would have done it much differently". At Turnberry, protesters climbed a hill near the golf course to ensure the president could see their placards and banners.
Last Friday, one person was killed and 57 were wounded by Israeli military fire in protests at the Gaza-Israel border. IAF jets hit a high-rise building in the Shati refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip early Saturday evening.
As you may know already, this was Serena's comeback to the field after she welcomed her first baby with husband, Alexis Ohanian . Toward the end, a reporter asked Williams how she'd turn her defeat into a happy story for her daughter.
Goodlatte (R-Va.) cocked an eye at Strzok's claim of neutrality in the probes of Hillary Clinton's emails and the Trump campaign. He said Monday on "Fox and Friends": "They have to come to grips with the fact that they are investigating an innocent man. ...
However, he also says there are a lot of issues that the two men likely discussed and it's hard to tell what could come next. Darrell Issa of California blasted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and cast doubt over Mueller's Friday indictments .
France enter the final as favourites after dispatching the likes of Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium in the previous rounds. Griezmann came into the tournament as one of the favorites for the golden boot, but so far has only scored three times .
What she didn't realize at the time, was the officers chose to flip a coin to decide whether to arrest her or let her go. Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant said a department source told him about the incident right before the Fourth of July.
A Lava Bomb Just Hit A Tourist Boat In Hawaii
Close to the ocean entry, flying debris from explosive interaction between lava and water is a primary hazard. So far, more than 650 homes have been destroyed by lava, and molten rock now covers over 6,000 acres of land.
Croatia President Excited Over W/Cup Final Showdown
According to their website , "The first FIFA World Cup opened at the brand-new Estadio Centenario in Montevideo on 18 July, 1930. The difference in 2016 was that Deschamps did not have Mbappe to call on when looking for inspiration against Portugal.
What a final! French Four Two good for Croatian courage
Moreover, while many commemorated France's win, others also appreciated Croatia for their performance in this world cup. Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic lead a very impressive team that came from behind to beat England, 2-1, in the semifinals.
Nunberg: Stone didn't know identity of Guccifer 2.0
Stone went on to closely parse the language of the indictment , arguing, "My contact with the campaign in 2016 was Donald Trump ". A copy of the grand jury indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers is seen after being filed in US District Court.