Three reasons to believe Kawhi Leonard is coming

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But there was a notable absentee from the chaotic first few hours to free agency - Kawhi Leonard. Rumor has it that star player, Kawhi Leonard is still undecided about his next move which would further define his already blossomed career.

The Lakers who lost out to The Golden Warriors on their strategy to sign D'Angelo Russell have just one card to play to make a solid addition to their roster.

Leonard is set to visit with both the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers before ending the process with the Toronto Raptors. As frustrating as that might be from the team or fan's perspective, Leonard's otherworldly playoff run and status as arguably the best player on the planet give him the ability to approach free agency in whatever manner he sees fit.

Leonard has always been tied to Los Angeles, as he grew up in southern California and played basketball in the area and even attended San Diego State for two years before joining the NBA.

For a while now, it has seemed the LA Clippers and the Toronto Raptors have been the favourites to sign him. Here's a list of the top 15 players still available.

If Leonard joins LeBron James and Anthony Davis with the Lakers, the team will reportedly become the odds-on favorite to win the 2020 NBA Finals.

That doesn't put the Clippers out of the race for Leonard, not by any means.

So, on Day 2 of free agency, what would the Lakers be able to do if they don't get Kawhi? Not every free agent class has so much needle-moving, franchise-altering talent on the market.

However, NBA finals MVP Kawhi Leonard remains unsigned.



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