Former NBA star turned ESPN insider Jalen Rose is hearing from strong sources connected to Kawhi Leonard’s camp that there’s a 99% chance that Kawhi Leonard resigns with the Toronto Raptors.
It would be a two year deal that will take Leonard into his 10th season as an NBA pro, Leonard will hit the 10-year mark in the summer of 2021, which would make him eligible for a max contract worth 35 per cent of the cap.
Jalen Rose was quoted saying:
“He’s just completing his eighth season and that’ll put him at 10 years and will put him in position to get the largest available maximum deal for a player of his tenure,”
"What I'm 99% hearing is that Kawhi Leonard will be returning to Toronto …"
— Get Up (@GetUpESPN) July 3, 2019
What are your thoughts about Kawhi Leonard staying or leaving the Raptors? Do you feel any differently after hearing Jalen Rose’s non-bias reporting of Kawhi Leonard potentially staying in Toronto for two more seasons? Go ahead and comment below.