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  1. Kawhi Arrival a Test for Raptors' CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Raptors Republic

    It's been two months since Dwane Casey was fired as the Toronto Raptors' head coach, and any Raptors fan worth their salt will tell you that the move signalled the end of an era. In 2011, Toronto hired Casey away from the then-champion Dallas Mavericks to try and bring a fresh defensive mentality to a lowly Raps club featuring a 22-year-old DeMar DeRozan.


  2. With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the SpursRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Albany Times Union

    San Antonio Spurs NBA basketball team head coach Gregg Popovich speaks to the media during a press conference in San Antonio, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over.


  3. Kawhi Leonard is going to report for Toronto Raptors next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Raptors Rapture

    APRIL 2: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs drives on Terrence Ross #31 of the Toronto Raptors at AT&T Center on April 2, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.


  4. Kawhi Leonard Rumors: Nets in the Mix for 2019 Free Agency After Raptors TradeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BleacherReport

    According to the Toronto Star 's Bruce Arthur on the Back to Back podcast , Leonard is calling other players to gauge their interest in joining him next season, and the Nets are reportedly among the teams he has mentioned as a potential landing spot. Leonard was traded by the San Antonio Spurs along with Danny Green on Wednesday to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick.


  5. Raptors pick Leonard over loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    An executive in the NBA's Atlantic Division has taken shrewd and risky business to whole new level, and it isn't Danny Ainge. The executive under the microscope here is Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri, who on Wednesday delivered a roll of the dice fit for a river boat gambler down to his last 100-dollar bill.


  6. NBA 2K19 Player Ratings NEWS: Release Date, Pre Order Bonuses, Prelude start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Star

    First up was Demar Derozan who's been rated 89 overall following his transfer to San Antonio Spurs. This was then quickly followed by the reveal for Kawhi Leonard, formerly of the San Antonio Spurs, but soon to by plying his trade in the 2018/2019 season with the Toronto Raptors.


  7. Dwyane Wade finalizes lifetime contract with Chinese apparel company Li-NingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... with the Spurs reaching an agreement in principle on Wednesday to send the 2014 NBA Finals MVP to the Toronto Raptors for All-Star... Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino ...


  8. NBA notebook: Spurs finally trade Leonard, ship him to TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard shoots the ball against the Oklahoma City Thund San Antonio shipped Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick on Wednesday, ending a standoff of nearly seven months of off-court drama for the Spurs. Leonard requested a trade after a meeting with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.


  9. What does the Kawhi Leonard trade mean for the Los Angeles Lakers?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The biggest thing to happen in the sports world on Wednesday was the announcement of a blockbuster trade between the San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors, which involves All-Stars Kawhi Leonard and Demar DeRozan switching teams. That, in and of itself, is a whole lot to process.


  10. With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the SpursWith Leonard...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto. The Spurs traded Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a conditional 2019 first-round pick on Wednesday.


  11. 'NBA 2K19' Player Ratings And News: Kawhi Leonard's Render And Rating RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    reportedly warming to playing for the Toronto Raptors during the 2018-19 NBA season after being traded from the San AntonioSpurs on Wednesday for DeMar DeRozan, but fans of Drake's favorite team who play NBA 2K19 need not worry about the All-Star's ...


  12. 'NBA 2K19' News: Comparing DeMar DeRozan's New Render...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    In case you missed it, DeRozan was traded away from the Toronto Raptors to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday morning. The folks at NBA 2K quickly put together the screenshot above to show off DeRozan in his new uniform and his 89 overall rating.


  13. NBA players bothered by Raptors trading DeMar DeRozanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo Sports

    To a certain extent, he's entitled to feel however he wants. I would never tell him his reaction is "wrong."


  14. Gregg Popovich Pleased with Leonard-DeRozan Deal, Says Spurs Ready to Move OnRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yahoo Sports

    Gregg Popovich addressed the Kawhi Leonoard-DeMar DeRozan trade between his San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors when he met with the media on Wednesday afternoon. The three-time NBA Coach of The Year said, "Kawhi conducted himself wonderfully while he was here" and that Leonard was "a hard worker all the time."


  15. Best Possible Starting 5?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Raptors HQ

    We only have a year to make a great impression and a deep playoff run. Getting back to back 1st seeds would be pretty impressive so we can even compare any starting 5 to the best possible Starting lineups of Boston and Philly.


  16. Leonard goes to Raptors, DeRozan to SpursRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors - weeks after the disgruntled 2014 NBA Finals MVP asked for a trade - as part of a deal that also has DeRozan leaving Toronto for San Antonio. The Spurs also got Jakob Poeltl and a 2019 protected first-round draft pick, while the Raptors acquired Danny Green.


  17. NBA: Winners and Losers of Kawhi-DeRozan tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    The Spurs agreed on a deal that sent Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for All-NBA guard DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a protected 2019 first-round pick, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst. A trade involving All-Stars rarely result to a "fair" conclusion as it's certain that at least one of the parties in the mix gets the worse end of the deal.


  18. Leonard trade to Raptors shakes up Eastern ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The NBA saw a major shakeup Wednesday with the San Antonio Spurs sending disgruntled star Kawhi Leonard and guard Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for guard DeMar DeRozan , center Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick - a move that could change the dynamic of the Eastern Conference. By acquiring Leonard , the Raptors landed a former NBA Finals MVP who is regarded as a top-five player when healthy.


  19. 'Stabbed in the back': NBA players react to DeMar DeRozan tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    The four-time All-Star, who signed the monster extension back in 2016 as a show in faith in the Toronto Raptors organisation, will move south of the border after nine seasons with the franchise. ESPN's Chris Haynes reported Wednesday "that DeRozan met with Toronto brass in Las Vegas during summer league and was told he would not be traded."


  20. VideoWhat's the risk in the DeRozan-Leonard trade?July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey and Anson Henry break down some of the pros, cons, risks and rewards of trading former Raptors star DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard.