Kawhi Leonard made his announcement in the early hours on Saturday morning. The highly sought after free agent is signing with the Clippers. The NBA Finals MVP will sign a four-year, $141 million deal.
Kawhi wanted another star to join him in Los Angeles. That star will be Paul George. The Clippers pulled off blockbuster deal with the Thunder. They’re sending OKC four first-round picks PG13.
The LA Clippers are making a blockbuster trade for Oklahoma City Thunderforward Paul George, clearing the path for free agent Kawhi Leonard to sign with the Clippers on a four-year, $141 million contract, league sources told ESPN.
In an 11th-hour move to keep Leonard from partnering with LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the Los Angeles Lakers, the Clippers are trading four future unprotected first-round picks, a protected first-round pick and two pick swaps to the Thunder to get George, league sources told ESPN.
Los Angeles is suddenly a very crowded place and the rivalry between the two teams that share the Staples Center is back on.
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