Raptors Will Make Final Pitch to Kawhi Leonard
Raptors Will Make Final Pitch
to Kawhi Leonard The free agent will allow the Raptors to make the final presentation next week, according to ESPN.
The teams will be meeting with Leonard in Los Angeles.
Leonard gave up roughly $21.3 million to
become an unrestricted free agent.
Toronto can offer Leonard a five-year,
$189.7 million max extension, while other teams can offer up to a four-year, $140.6 million contract.
Leonard led the Raptors to their first NBA championship in franchise history.
He was acquired by Toronto in a trade
with the San Antonio Spurs last year.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri is "confident"
Leonard will return to Toronto.
Masai Ujiri, via statement