Waiting for Leonard in free agency is a unsafe game for the Lakers as seen just a few weeks ago with Paul George.
Leonard widely has been reported to have interest in playing in Los Angeles, although it's unclear if he has specific interest in joining the Lakers, the Clippers or either one.
Lowe responded that if he were running the Raptors, he would offer DeMar DeRozan, Pascal Siakam, and at least one first-round pick.
On Tuesday, the latest comes from (are you sitting down?) ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne, who teamed up for this story on Leonard considering taking part in USA Basketball's mini-camp in Las Vegas scheduled for next week (he was one of 35 players invited back in April). Injuries limited Leonard to just nine games last season, but he averaged a career-high 25.5 points per game in the previous season, in addition to 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
The report also indicates the Lakers are not prioritizing a trade for Leonard, opting instead to trust he will want to join them in free agency next summer.
The Lakers, Celtics, 76ers, Clippers, Trail Blazers, Nuggets, Suns, Wizards and Raptors have all talked with the Spurs about possible deals for the two-time All-Star.
Toronto would be able to offer Leonard a five-year, $190 million contract next summer.
The Spurs have likewise been apprehensive in searching for a deal, reports Wojnarowski. His slow recovery from it led to a rift between he and the team, but the Spurs could be retaining hope they can convince Leonard to return to play in San Antonio next season.
Leonard and Popovich reportedly met in San Diego days later to determine if the two sides could fix the relationship.
The first men's semifinal has started at Wimbledon , with Kevin Anderson of South Africa taking on John Isner of the U.S. The 32-year-old Anderson is the first South African man since Brian Norton 97 years ago to reach the Wimbledon final.
No tournament wants to see Federer go out and we'll be denied a repeat of that 2008 Federer v Nadal final, which is a shame. Coming back from having a child and what she's accomplishing, it's incredible. "I kept telling myself to keep believing".
Markle is now in Dublin with Prince Harry for their official tour, but she will return to London in time for the Wimbledon match. Meghan Markle is said to have discussed Ireland's repeal of the abortion ban at a Dublin garden party.
This screen is said to feature an HD+ screen resolution of 1480 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is one of the more highly-anticipated smartphones for the second half of 2018.
May's Brexit plan "will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way", said the USA president. Trump called the Sun story "generally fine" but said that some of his remarks were left out.
It's not going to be an easy recovery. "I'm so happy", Angela's sister Isabel Hernandez said in a video posted to Facebook. Andrea Hernandez was rescued at the bottom of a cliff Friday, July 13, 2018, after she disappeared a week ago.
Volatility along the border has intensified since Gazans launched near-weekly protests against Israel in late March. An Israeli military spokesman declined to comment, but said its actions would depend on what happens on the ground.
Dilruwan, Herath rout South Africa in three days
The Galle pitch, though spinner-friendly, was not outlandish and the bowlers relied more on accuracy than mystery. There were one or two batters in their batting line up that found it a little bit easier, and the rest didn't.
UK: Protests continue as Trump arrives in Scotland
Anti-fascist groups and political activists were joined by many others who say they had never demonstrated before. One woman climbed onto a wall surrounding the golf resort but was helped down by police.
N. Koreans Arrive in S. Korea for Int'l Table Tennis Event
Sunday on a flight via Beijing to participate in the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Platinum Korean Open. But a US military official familiar with the matter said last month it was not clear what North Korea might hand over.
Pacquiao-Matthysse match on GMA 7 today
Pacquiao is almost 40 years old and feels this fight will be the deciding factor on whether or not he continues to fight again. It was the first action for Pacquiao since losing on points to Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane previous year .
Why Trump's NATO Lies Endanger US Foreign Policy
A portion of the February 16, indictment against Russia's Internet Research Agency is photographed in Washington, March 15, 2018. But the investigation is ongoing, and there hasn't yet been a determination on possible collusion with the Trump campaign.
Brooklyn Nets deal Chinese-American guard Lin to Hawks
Along with Lin, the Nets will give the Hawks a 2025 second-round pick and the right to swap picks in 2023, per to the report . Lin, 29, was sidelined for the entire 2017-18 season after rupturing his patellar tendon on opening night.