Report: Clippers gauging potential Leonard-Butler tandem
NBA.com Global on Jun 30, 2019 07:18 PM
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If the Clippers are fortunate enough to land reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, they may already have an idea as to whom his running mate should be.
Marc Stein of The New York Times reports that LA is exploring the feasibility of signing Jimmy Butler and Leonard, a pairing that would feature two of the best perimeter defenders in the league.
The Clippers are exploring the feasibility of signing both Kawhi Leonard and Jimmy Butler in free agency, @NYTSports has learned— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 30, 2019
Leonard wants to be joined by a top-flight free agent if he decides to leave Toronto for the Clippers and Butler's rugged two-way game makes for an intriguing pairing. Clippers adviser Jerry West is also a known admirer of Butler— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 30, 2019