The Toronto Raptors Have Become The Overwhelming Favorites To Pick Up Kawhi Leonard Via Trade
It appears that Vegas believes the Toronto Raptors are willing to make a big risk to trade for Kawhi Leonard. According to the Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps, A Raptors-Spurs trade for Leonard is generating buzz.
Via Washington Post
The Toronto Raptors also generated buzz as a potential destination for Leonard. With LeBron James out of the Eastern Conference, perhaps Raptors President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri is willing to swing for the fences and move DeMar DeRozan or Kyle Lowry in such a deal.
According to the latest odds from Online Sportsbook Bet My Bookie the Raptors are now the favorites to pick up Kawhi Leonard via trade.
Leonard has made it very clear that he wants to go out west next season and play for an L.A. team but maybe the Raptors can convince him to stay in the east where there’s less competition now that LeBron is no longer with the Cavs. Toronto is a pretty large market and having Drake on their side could maybe help them keep Leonard for the long run.