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Sixers unwilling to spend too much for Kawhi Leonard

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Noah Ferguson | 10 July, 2018, 22:26

On the trade front, we saw European teen rookie sensation Luka Doncic get dealt on draft night, while role players like Austin Rivers and Marcin Gortat swapped teams, Dwight Howard landed in Washington, and Wilson Chandler was moved to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Leonard is a former NBA Finals MVP, winning the award at age 22 when the Spurs defeated LeBron's Miami Heat team in the 2015 Finals. Los Angeles is not going to do that. But it's taking a lot longer to figure out which team Kawhi Leonard will end up playing for next season.

The Clippers now do not have the assets for an enticing package but one team in the East which does is the Sixers, who the Spurs are in discussions with.

However, if a trade can't be worked out to send Leonard to Los Angeles, the Eastern Conference is a possibility as well. It's part of the never-ending saga that began in January, when the idea of poor communication between Leonard and the organization surfaced.

Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that the Sixers have been in talks with the Spurs and are confident they could convince Leonard to sign an extension, but the Spurs "keep trying to raise the ante" for Leonard by claiming another team is offering more.

"I want to add clarity to that", Chris Haynes said during an appearance on 'The Jump, ' as per NESN. Meanwhile, other teams who can put together a competitive trade package, like the Boston Celtics, are rumoured to be happier holding onto their assets for now.

The Spurs reportedly are asking the world for Leonard from the Lakers - packages including L.A.'s top young players and a pile of draft picks - and don't appear willing to budge or negotiate much.

The Kawhi Leonard trade rumors have simmered down a bit the past week or so since the top National Basketball Association free agents signed new deals. While he is truly one of the best players in the league today, he only featured in nine games last season due to a quadriceps injury, having last played in January.

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