Kawhi Leonard may doubtlessly turn out to be a free agent after the 2020-21 season. He has a $36 million participant choice for the 2021-22 season and is expected to decline it in search of a bigger contract. However, it does not sound like he intends on leaving Los Angeles.
According to The Athletic’s Sam Amick and John Hollinger, Leonard is expected to re-sign with the Clippers “barring a dramatic turn of events.”
The news comes after an NBA agent instructed NBA Analysis Network that Leonard would “have interest in” teaming up with Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo on the Miami Heat.
The final time he was a free agent, Leonard opted to return dwelling to Los Angeles and picked the Clippers over the Lakers as a result of he did not need to crew up with LeBron James.
In two seasons with the Clippers, Leonard is averaging 26.5 factors, 6.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists per recreation whereas taking pictures 48.8% from the sector and 38.3% from deep.
If the Clippers do not make a deep run within the playoffs this season, then possibly Leonard will choose to pursue a championship with one other crew. For now, although, it definitely appears like he is eager on remaining in his dwelling metropolis.