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The players had a week to report to their teams and pass physicals. A more recent report, however, hints that none of that would have happened if Leonard had only spoken up about what bothered him at that time. We get it. Leonard is a man of few words and incredibly reserved (even by Spurs standards), but it says a lot that the two have spoken so few times since Leonard joined the team in 2011.

"Would a new company be able to get the historically reserved Leonard to jump in on the arena entry trend, with a series of made-for-social-media-styled outfits that have helped to raise the star power of players around the league?"

ESPN's Zach Lowe said earlier this week on his podcast that the Celtics were willing to offer a draft pick-heavy package to the Spurs in exchange for Leonard, who had long since grown disgruntled with being a Spur and could become a free agent as earlier as next summer.

That never happened, with Leonard declining to even show up for the Spurs' playoff games while using NY as a base for his medical treatments and recovery efforts. But first the trade had to become official, and that entailed Leonard passing a physical that was anticipated more than most routine National Basketball Association examinations. This was also observed by his advisers, including his uncle, Dennis Robertson, who saw potential in Leonard as a "top-shelf star and global brand".

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He only played nine games last season for San Antonio.

"This comes down to what the issue has always been between the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard, that's communication", said Wright, as quoted by NESN.

Leonard reportedly demanded a trade out of San Antonio after he had a tense relationship with the team during his rehab process.

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