Report: Kawhi to decline 2019-20 option with Raptors
NBA.com Global on Jun 24, 2019 07:52 AM
FILE - TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 29: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors exits the arena after warming up before a game against the Philadelphia 76ers prior to Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2019 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
Kawhi Leonard will decline his 2019-20 player option with the Toronto Raptors and become an unrestricted free agent, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
However, Haynes also reports Leonard is “seriously considering” re-signing with Toronto despite widespread interest from elsewhere.
Yahoo Sources: Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard declining $21.3 million player option to become unrestricted free agent with the Finals MVP seriously considering re-signing. https://t.co/cWhpcyyjXO pic.twitter.com/c8qNBOi0Nu— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 23, 2019