Colin Cowherd: “I’ve been told Toronto still has a very viable shot.”
Ric Bucher: “I’ve been told the same thing. Until he sits down with everyone, I genuinely believe Kawhi Leonard has not made a decision yet. We do this ‘Who is in first?’ and ‘who is in second?’ and there may be some real legitimacy to that in who’s in each position but those positions are still flexible and movable and that’s the case here. From everything that I've heard, I have to believe Toronto has the opportunity to make a convincing case and still keep him.”
Listen to NBA Insider Ric Bucher join The Herd to talk about the developing news around superstar Kawhi Leonard as one of the most important free agents in sports history is still directing a clandestine exhibition in the art of overreaction.
There have been conflicting reports all week on where the two-time Finals MVP was leading, with a large portion of those stories literally appearing in the form of Fake News.
Bucher believes the Raptors, previously believed to a be distant third to the Lakers and Clippers, are still very much in the mix, as Bucher is reporting Kawhi will meet with the Raptors Tuesday.
Check out the full interview below: